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Heid Markus

The estate is located in the municipality Fellbach (area Remstal-Stuttgart) in the German wine-growing region Wuerttemberg, The traditional business was founded in 1699 by Jakob Melchisedec Heid (* 1664). Today he is led by Daniela and Markus Heid in the tenth generation of families. The under the Trott chamber (old press room) located 17th century vaulted cellar is used for cultural events and festivals. The vineyards cover eight hectares of vineyards in the Fellbacher individual layers Goldberg and Lämmler, They are planted with the red varieties Trollinger, Lemberger, Pinot Noir, Regent, Dornfelder, Samtrot, Syrah, Portuguese, St. Laurent, Cabernet Dorio, Cabernet Dorsa and Cabernet Mitos and the white varieties Riesling, Kerner, Rivaner and Sauvignon Blanc. It will Organic viticulture according to rules of ECOVIN practiced. The PIWI varieties do without chemical pesticides.

To 70% red wines are produced. The different, from relatively small parcels originating wines are developed separately. In the white, rosé and Trollinger wines by gentle pressing, cooler slow fermentation and long Feinhefelagerzeit the fruit character emphasizes. Depending on their potential, the red wines mature in stainless steel tanks or in oak barrels for up to 24 months. They are divided into three categories, which is indicated on the labels with the symbol of one, two or in the case of the particularly long-lived wines with three grapes. The flagship of the house is named after the founder red wine cuvée "M" (Melchisedec). The wine is blended from the varieties Lemberger and Pinot Noir and aged for 22 months in barriques. It also produces bottle-fermented sect. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).

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