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Lorenz & sons

The winery is located in the municipality Bad Kreuznach-Bosenheim in the German growing area Near, It was founded in the 1950s by Heinrich and Erna Lorenz as a mixed operation. The grapes were delivered to a cooperative. In the 1970s, son Werner began with bottle wine marketing. The Gutsschänke "Bonnheimer Hof" connected. The company is run by Werner (winemaker) and Ulrich (viticulture technician) Lorenz, who is responsible for cellar technology. The vineyards cover 40 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Brückes. Hinkelstein. Kahlenberg, Paradies, Rosenberg and St. Martin (Bad Kreuznach), Steinrossel (summer hole), mountain (Roxheim) and Johannisberg (Wall Hausen). They are planted to 70% with the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Bacchus, Müller-Thurgau and Siegerrebe, and to 30% with the red varieties Dornfelder, Portugieser, Pinot Noir, Frühburgunder, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

The management of the vineyards is done in laborious manual labor. The wines are vinified varietal and origin typical. There is a large range of products due to the many grape varieties. The red wines go through a classic maceration, in the case of white wines, a mash period is sometimes used. The premium wines include Riesling Kreuznacher Brückes and Riesling Roxheimer Berg (maceration time), as well as the red wine Cuvée Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot (16 months in oak barrels). Every year around 100,000 bottles of wine are produced and 4,000 go to the Netherlands. There are also grape juices, brandies (Merlot, grapes Gewürztraminer) produced. The winery is a member of the Jungwinzervereinigung Nahe 7 and Generation Riesling.

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