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Lorentz

The estate is located in the community Landau / Nußdorf (area Southern Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The viticulture in the traditional family goes back to the year 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, Muscat, Kerner, Huxelrebe, Ortega and Müller-Thurgau, as well as 50% with the red varieties Dunkelfelder, Blauer Portugieser, Regent, Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Merlot, Schwarzriesling and Frühburgunder. There is a close-to-nature, environmentally friendly management with no waiver insecticides, On all vineyards is the disrupter using pheromones applied.

Before the harvest, a negative selection is made in order to process only mature and healthy grapes. The young wines remain for many weeks on the lees, The white wines are aged in steel tanks. The red wines go through all the classic maceration and partly mature for many months in oak barrels. Premium wines are the 22 months in two-thirds new oak barrels expanded darkfield Spätlese and a Cabernet Blanc ice wine. There are also grape juices, brandies (yeast, wine), wine jelly, Sparkling wines and bottle fermented sect produced. In weather-appropriate years are also Eiswein produced. Every year around 35,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of the quality wine association Nußdorf.

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