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Manz Erich

The estate is located in the municipality of Weinolsheim (Nierstein area) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, The traditional family has been wine-growing since 1725. The company is now run by the eighth generation of Erich and Eric Manz. The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Herrenberg and Sackträger (Oppenheim) hipping (Nierstein), Kehr (Weinolsheim), Kreuz (Dienheim), Kranzberg (Dalheim), Schloss (Uelversheim) and Steig-Terrasse (Guntersblum). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Müller-Thurgau, Silvaner, Gewürztraminer, Huxelrebe, Kerner and Ortega, as well as with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Pinot Noir, Blue Portuguese and Dornfelder. The grapes are processed very carefully after selective harvesting.

The quality pyramid comprises the three lines of estate wines (pure basic quality), terroir wines (Loess, clay marl or limestone) and topped with the layered wines "Collection Manz". The cool fermented white wines are in steel tanks, the red wines after four to eight weeks maceration Aged in traditional wooden barrels or in barriques. In weather-appropriate years too Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswein vinified. Bottle-fermented sect are also produced. Around 150,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of the Pro Riesling association.

In 2003 the winery Evangelical Church of Hesse and Nassau leased. These wines are marketed with their own label.

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