The winery is located in the municipality Eltville
in the German growing area Rheingau
, It is run by Johannes Ernst in the fourth generation of the family. The vineyards cover 35 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers calf obligation, Langenstück
, Taubenberg and Sonnenberg
(Rauenthal), Roedchen (Martinsthal), Sandgrub
(Kiedrich), as well as Vitusberg (Walluf). They are planted mainly with Riesling (75%) and Pinot Noir (20%), as well as some Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris. The red wines are made by gentle mash warming
pressed and then aged in a large wooden barrel and in oak barrels. A specialty of the house is a weissgekelterter Blanc de Noirs from Pinot Noir. The Riesling wines are fermented in stainless steel cool with the aim of varietal and fruity wines. Since the year 2006, the white wines in the 0.75 l bottle with STELVIN screw cap
Provided. Furthermore, also produced sparkling wines and bottle-fermented sect.