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Margarethenhof

The estate is located in the community Forst (area Mittelhaardt / German Wine Route) 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 their education and studies, they have been supported by son Martin and daughter Yvonne since 2011, who since then have been taking over the responsibility piece by piece.

The vineyards cover 17 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Jesuitengarten. Musenhang. Pechstein and Enormous (Forest), as well Herrgottsacker (Deidesheim). They are with the white wine varieties Riesling (70%), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot Gris ) Chardonnay. Auxerrois. Sauvignon Blanc. Rieslaner and Scheurebe, as well as with the red wines Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Dornfelder. St. Laurent and Blue Portuguese planted. The management takes place since 1999 according to the guidelines of the Controlled environmentally friendly viticulture in Rhineland-Palatinate, The basis for this is a species-rich greening, controlled fertilization with stable manure and own compost, as little as possible Pesticides and promotion of beneficials, The goal is the, biodiversity To conserve biodiversity and protect the vineyard as the habitat of many plants and insects.

The product range is divided into the lines base (Literware), core (varietal wines) and top (layer wines). The red wines are after the stemming the fermentation in mash fermentation tanks with repeated bottoming ( pigeage ). After that, they mature in the traditional way big wooden barrel and partly in Barrique, The white wines are fermented controlled temperature controlled and in the stainless steel tank expanded. The premium wines of the house are Rieslings from the Forster top locations monster, Pechstein and Jesuitengarten as well as the red wine Pinot Noir SPITZE. Every year around 140,000 bottles of wine are produced. It will become a sect, Secco. grape juice. brandy. wine jelly, Kirsch and fig liqueur produced. The winery is a member of the associations Generation Riesling, Generation Pfalz, Winechanges and Vinissima,

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