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Riske Erwin

The estate is located in the municipality of Dernau in the German wine-growing region Ahr, It is now run by the great-grandson of the founder, Volker Riske, in the fourth family generation. An ostrich economy is connected. The vineyards cover five hectares of vineyards in the locations Castle garden. Hardtberg. Pfarrwingert and Schieferlay (Dernau), Rosenberg and Trotzenberg (Marienthal) Sonnenberg (Bad Neuenahr), sunshine (Bachem), and Ursulinengarten (Ahrweiler). They are planted with the red varieties Pinot Noir (75%), Blauer Portugieser, Dornfelder and Frühburgunder, as well as the white varieties Riesling and Rivaner. Viticulture close to nature is practiced. The quality criteria are reduced pruning, Defoliation the grape zone, thin out still unripe grapes and hand-sorted grape harvest in several runs. The white wines are cold fermented and aged in steel tanks. The red wines mature in old wooden barrels and new barriques and are bottled at the peak of their development. Fine brandies (yeast, pomace), liqueurs and bottle-fermented sparkling wines are also produced.

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