The estate is located in the commune of Forst (Mittelhaardt area / Deutsche Weinstraße) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, It was founded in 1950 by Günther Lucas and his mother Margareta. Today the company is run by Franz and Elisabeth Lucas. After training and studying, they have been supported by son Martin and daughter Yvonne since 2011, who have taken on responsibility bit by bit since then.
The vineyards cover 17 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Jesuitengarten. Musenhang. Pechstein and Enormous (Forest), as well Herrgottsacker (Deidesheim). You are with the white wines Riesling (70%), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Chardonnay. Auxerrois. Sauvignon Blanc. Rieslaner and Scheurebe, as well as with the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Dornfelder. St. Laurent and Blue Portuguese planted. The management has been carried out since 1999 according to the guidelines of the Controlled environmentally friendly viticulture in Rhineland-Palatinate, The foundations for this are diverse greening, controlled fertilization with manure and own compost, as little as possible Pesticides and promotion of beneficials, The goal is the biodiversity (Biodiversity) and to protect the vineyard as a habitat for many plants and insects.
The product range is divided into the basic (literary), centerpiece (varietal wines) and top (layered wines) lines. The red wines are made after stemming the fermentation in mash fermentation tanks with repeated undercutting ( pigeage ). Then they mature in the traditional way large wooden barrel and partly also in Barrique, The white wines are fermented and controlled in a temperature-controlled manner stainless steel tank expanded. The company's premium wines are Rieslings from the Forster top locations Ungeheuer, Pechstein and Jesuitengarten as well as the red wine Spätburgunder SPITZE. Around 140,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. They also become sect Secco. grape juice. brandy. wine jelly, Kirsch and fig liqueur. The estate is a member of the Generation Riesling, Generation Pfalz, Winechanges and associations Vinissima,