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Lubentiushof

The winery is located in the village of Niederfell in the German wine-growing region Moselle, It goes back to the winery founded in 1711 by the Dukes of Leyen. The name derives from the local saint Lubentius (a pupil of the Martin from Tours), who was missionary in the 4th century in Kobern on the Moselle. When the former owners found no successor, the estate was taken over in 1994 by law student Andreas Barth as a newcomer. In July 2007, the WeinWerkstatt, built in modern architecture, was commissioned, which serves as a representative building. In 2010, the "Architecture Prize Wine" was awarded for this. The vineyards cover four hectares of vineyards in the layers Gäns and Schlossberg (Gondorf), Kahllay (Niederfell) and Schlossberg, Uhlen and Weissenberg (Kobern). These are exclusively steep slopes that can only be managed by hand.

You are 90% with Riesling (the part ungrafted cultivated), as well as Pinot Noir planted. It becomes more natural, sustainable Viticulture with, for example, abandonment insecticides and herbicides according to certified rules of Fair'n Green practiced. The yields are reduced to 30 to 40 hectoliters per hectare. The fermentation takes place with natural yeasts with very long fermentation times between 150 and 250 days. Beautiful and repeated filtration is omitted. In suitable years, high prizes such as Eiswein vinified. It also produces bottled fermented sparkling wine. Since the year 2004 Andreas Barth is the cellar master and since the year 2010 he is managing director of the Saar-Weingut Othegraven responsible in the municipality Kanzem.

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