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Walldorf-Pfaffenhof

The estate is located in the municipality Saulheim (area Nierstein) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, It was founded in 1896 by Jakob Walldorf. Today it is managed by Hans-Jürgen Dexheimer and Kerstin Walldorf-Dexheimer in the fourth generation of the family. The vineyards cover 18 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Haubenberg, Hell and Probstey (Saulheim), Geiersberg and Goldstückchen (Armsheim), and Kachelberg (Ensheim). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Kerner, Müller-Thurgau, Sylvaner, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Scheurebe, Huxelrebe, Morio-Muscat and Ortega, as well as with the red varieties Portugieser, Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Schwarzriesling, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The management is carried out according to the philosophy of the house "by appreciating the natural conditions" with greening the vine slopes and gentle vine care. The average yield in recent years was 65 to 80 hectoliters / hectare.

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