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Hirschhof

The estate is located in the municipality of Westhofen (Wonnegau area) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, The origin goes back to 1466. An ancestor of the Zimmer family named Michael saved his sovereign from an attacking deer and was given the lands, the coat of arms and the name in thanks. The estate has remained in the family's possession since then. Today it is run by Annette and Walter Zimmer (sen.) And Ellen and Tobias Zimmer (jun.). The emblem of a deer head also adorns the bottle labels. The vineyards cover 25 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Aulerde. parish Cross chapel Morstein, Rotenstein and Steingrube (Westhofen), Eiserne Hand, Himmeltal and Steinberg (Guntersblum), as well as Höllenbrand (Gundersheim). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Müller-Thurgau, Kerner, Pinot Blanc, Silvaner, Huxelrebe, Pinot Gris, Scheurebe, Traminer and Bacchus, as well as with the red varieties St. Laurent, Dornfelder, Pinot Noir and Portuguese. Environmentally friendly viticulture is practiced from an ecological point of view with, for example, natural greening, organic fertilization and no chemical pesticides. The flagship of the house is the Barrique red wine blend "Selection Henri", which is blended from the two varieties Cabernet Dorsa and Acolon. The winery is a member of the Okö Association ECOVIN,

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