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Hofmann Helmut & Bernd

The estate is located in the municipality of Ipsheim (Steigerwald area) in the German wine-growing region Franconia, It is managed by Helmut and Bernd Hofmann. The vineyards cover 15 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers of Hoheneck Castle (Ipsheim), Rosenberg (Bad Windsheim) and Roter Berg (Weimersheim). They are planted with the white varieties Silvaner, Riesling, Müller-Thurgau, Bacchus, Scheurebe, Kerner, Johanniter and Pinot Blanc, as well as with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Dornfelder and Dominma. The wines are produced in the classes "L" (liter), "J" (young wines), "F" (fine fruit wines) and "S" (selective top). In weather-appropriate years, Esi wines are also pressed. The white wines are fermented chilled in a stainless steel tank and stored on the yeast until March of the next year. Selected red wines are aged in barriques. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines, brandies and liqueurs are also produced.

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