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May Rudolf

The estate is located in the municipality of Retztstadt (Maindreieck area) in the German wine-growing region Franconia, In 1999 the company was outsourced to the outskirts of Retzstadt in the Eberstal and a new winery was built in the middle of vineyards. The family business is run by Petra and Rudolf May. The vineyards cover 13.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers of Langenberg won The shepherd and heavenly path (Retzstadt), Benediktusberg (Retzbach) as well Johannisberg with Gewann Rothlauf (Thüngersheim). They are planted with the white wine varieties Silvaner (two thirds of the vineyard area), Müller-Thurgau, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Rieslaner, and Pinot Noir. Environmentally friendly viticulture is practiced.

With the yield-reduced grapes, the dry wine is usually only 2 g / l residual sugar (ie far below the limit of Franconian dry ) use only healthy material. Most of the wines in the cellar are less sulfur use as well as a complete waiver of oenological enzymes and fining agents, In years that are suitable for the weather, they also become noble sweets Beerenauslesen such as Eiswein vinified. Bottle-fermented sect and sparkling wines produced. Around 90,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and the association Frank & Frei,

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