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Sauer Rainer

The estate is located in the commune of Escherndorf (Maindreieck area) in the Franconia wine-growing region in Germany. It was built by Helga and Rainer Sauer in 1979. After a year of internship in California and studying in Geisenheim, graduate oenologist Daniel Sauer (son) is responsible for the cellar. The vineyards cover 15 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Fürstenberg and Lump (Escherndorf) and Sonnenberg (Untereisenheim). You are with the white wines Sylvaner (60% of the area), Müller-Thurgau (20%), Riesling. Traminer. Kerner and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), as well as the red varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Domina and Blue Portuguese planted. Part of the area (4 ha) will organically farmed.

By selective hand picking only physiologically mature and healthy grapes for processing. For the dry matured wines botrytisierte Berries completely sorted out. In order to maintain the varietal Character is extremely gentle processing without pumping. The wines are stored for a long time lees, Depending on the type of wine, the wines mature in stainless steel, in the large wooden barrel or in Betonei, The wines are classified according to the four-tier VDP classification model marketed. The Big plants receive the designation "Escherndorf am Lumpen 1655". As a specialty, the Silvaner is expanded "from ovo" in a 900 liter concrete egg. Another premium wine is the Silvaner "L". Around 135,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and at Frank & Frei,

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