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Weingart Florian

The estate is located in the municipality of Oberspay in the German wine-growing region middle Rhine, In the second half of the 20th century, Adolf Weingart converted the former mixed agricultural operation to pure viticulture and thus laid the basis for today's operation. The estate has been managed by Florian Weingart and his family since 1996. The parents Adolf and Helga Weingart run a holiday home with a view of the Rhine and help in the winery. Florian Weingart describes himself as an "anarchist", but before this is misunderstood, a short excerpt from the website: Anarchism means humility of people towards things that are bigger than him. The anarchist wine simply negates any branding and one-sided classification, it whistles on taste corridors and product pyramids. "

The majority in steep slopes Vineyards located (in recent years reduced to this size) 5.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Engelstein (in the two cadastral documents "In the Zech" and "Am Weißen Wacke" in a monopoly), Feuerlay and Ohlenberg (Bopparder Hamm). Grapes are bought from one hectare. 85% will Riesling, 15% Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) cultivated. Narrow row widths and high vine density force deeper roots. The management is based on consistent yield reduction and strict selection of physiologically mature and healthy grapes. Riesling is also clean Botrytis harvested. After mostly applied spontaneous fermentation the wines remain in stainless steel, Pure breeding yeast is also used in the dry area, especially for base ice wines. The wines are stored on the whole yeast and after racking on the lees until bottling in late April / early May. The red wines are a year in 300 liter barriques expanded. In appropriate years too Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswein vinified.

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