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Horny Helmut

The estate is located in the municipality of Monzernheim (Wonnegau area) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, It is managed by Helmut (vineyard management) and Andreas Geil (vinification and marketing). The vineyards cover nine hectares of vineyards in the individual layers of Goldberg (Monzernheim), Hasensprung (Bechtheim), as well Aulerde. parish and Steingrube (Westhofen). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Müller-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 locations. Management is based on environmentally friendly, sustainable Criteria. This includes one greening with different plants to balance in ecosystem to promote with microorganisms. The physiological maturity Grapes are selectively harvested by hand in several passes. Depending on the type of wine, the grapes are lightly squeezed and remain in their own juice for a few hours. Some musts are made with the vineyard's own yeast fermented spontaneously, The vinification takes place after noninvasive Principles with as little intervention in the basement as possible. The quality pyramid is divided into three lines: base (bonus), layered wines (Melior) and top wines (Optimus). The winery is a member of the Generation Riesling winegrowers' association.

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