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Horny Helmut

The winery is located in the municipality Monzernheim (area Wonnegau) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, It is led by Helmut (vineyard management) and Andreas Geil (vinification and marketing). The vineyards cover nine hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Goldberg (Monzernheim), Hasensprung (Bechtheim), as well as Aulerde. parish and Steingrube (Westhofen). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Muller-Thurgau, Scheurebe, Bacchus, Huxelrebe and Albalonga, as well as with the red varieties Dornfelder, Portuguese, Pinot Noir and St. Laurent. The individual varieties were planted according to the different microclimate conditions of the layers. The management takes place after environmentally friendly, sustainable Criteria. This includes, among others greening with different plants to balance in the ecosystem to promote with microorganisms. The physiological maturity Grape is selectively harvested by hand in several rounds. Depending on the type of wine, the grapes are lightly squeezed and remain for a few hours in their own juice. Some musts are made with the vineyard's own yeasts fermented spontaneously, The vinification takes place after noninvasive Principles with as few interventions in the basement. The quality pyramid is divided into the three lines Basis (Bonus), Layer Wines (Melior) and Premium Wines (Optimus). The winery is a member of the vintners' association Generation Riesling.

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