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Lorentz

The estate is located in the commune of Landau / Nußdorf (Südliche Weinstraße area) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, Wine-growing in the traditional family dates back to 1605. The company is managed by Fabienne and Markus Lorentz. The vineyards cover 9.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Herrenberg, Kaiserberg and Kirchenstück (Nußdorf). They are 50% with the white varieties Riesling, Cabernet Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Muskateller, Kerner, Huxelrebe, Ortega and Müller-Thurgau, and 50% with the red varieties Dunkelfelder, Blauer Portugieser, Regent, Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Merlot, Schwarzriesling and Pinot Noir. There is a natural, environmentally friendly management with no insecticides, On all vineyards the disrupter using pheromones applied.

Before the harvest, a negative selection is made in order to process only ripe and healthy grapes. The young wines remain on the for many weeks lees, The white wines are aged in steel tanks. The red wines all go through the classic maceration and sometimes mature for many months in barriques. Premium wines are the dark fields Spätlese, aged in new barriques for 22 months, and a Cabernet Blanc ice wine. There are also grape juices, fine brandies (yeast, wine), wine jelly, Sparkling wines and bottle-fermented sect. In weather-appropriate years too Eiswein produced. Around 35,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of the quality winegrowing association Nussdorf.

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