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Schunk Paul

The estate is located in the municipality Bruttig-Fankel (area Burg Cochem) in the German wine-growing region Moselle, The traditional family has been practicing viticulture here since 1625. The vineyards cover nearly three hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Götterlay, Pfarrgarten and Rathausberg (Bruttig), Herrenberg (Valwig), and Rosenberg (Fankel). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling (85%), Müller-Thurgau and Elbling. In part, these are in the terraced steep slopes ungrafted grown. It is consistently a natural, environmentally friendly management. The wines are exclusively with vineyard-owned yeasts fermented spontaneously and in steel tanks or 1,000-liter fuder barrels mostly dry and feinherb expanded. In weather-appropriate years, there are also noble sweet Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswein, Bottle-fermented sparkling wines, brandies (pomace, yeast, wine), liqueurs, vinegar and grape juice are also produced. Every year around 35,000 bottles of wine are produced.

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