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Lurking Peter

The estate is located in the municipality of Ayl on the Saar in the German wine-growing region Moselle, Attached is a hotel with restaurant, which operates under the name "Weinhotel Ayler Kupp". The traditional company is run by Florian Lauer in the fifth generation of the family. The vineyards cover eight hectares, which are planted exclusively with Riesling. The main situation Ayler Kupp can be subdivided into three characteristic areas that are harvested and expanded separately. The wines are named after the local parcels Unterstenberg, Kern, Neuenberg and Stirn, which are each characterized by their distinctive style. In the vineyard, special emphasis is placed on natural, environmentally friendly farming, as well as on late and selective harvesting physiologically mature and healthy grapes.

After the obligatory Whole bunch pressing with partial maceration, the must is preclarified and stored in a large wooden barrel ( fuder with 1,000 liters) traditional fermented spontaneously, This is followed by a long storage on the lees to round off the flavors of the wines in a natural way. The barrel numbers are indicated on the bottle label. The wines are in the flavors dry to fine dry (TF), fine dry (F) and sweet (without characters, but always predicate) expanded, which is indicated by the letter codes at the bottom of the label. The dry and fine dry Rieslings are marketed uniformly as "quality wine". The predicate names Spätlese, Auslese and Beerenauslese are only used for the noble sweet wines. Every year around 50,000 bottles of wine are produced.

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