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Wittmann Philipp

The estate is located in the commune of Westhofen (Wonnegau area) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, Viticulture has been known in the family since 1663. Philipp Wittmann and his wife Eva share the management of the estate with Philipp's parents, Günter and Elisabeth Wittmann. The vineyards cover 28 hectares of vineyards in the Westhofen locations Aulerde. houses for wells. parish and Morstein, Around half of them are planted with Riesling, as well as Silvaner, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. Quality criteria are low yields and selective hand picking. The vineyards have been growing since 1990 ecological Viewpoints and consistently according to the guidelines of the Biodynamic viticulture farmed. These include, for example, an uncompromising waiver herbicides, chemical-synthetic fungicides. insecticides and easily soluble mineral fertilizer.

The Organic wines according to the EU Organic Regulation produced. The gently pressed must is fermented in the large vaulted cellar spontaneous with its natural yeasts in wooden barrels. Due to the slow fermentation, the flavorings remain. The wines are aged in traditional large wooden barrels and partly in steel tanks, the best red wines in barriques. All dry wines are made according to the VDP classification designated. Only the best Riesling wines of a vintage bear the names of the locations mentioned above. The fruit wines, which are developed with emphasis on fruit, mostly come from several vineyards of the estate. The local wines, which are characterized by high fruit ripeness, are produced through selective harvesting in the best vineyards. The first-layer wines include long storable Riesling wines with a very individual character.

The "VDP Grosse Lage wines" include long storable Riesling wines with a very individual character. Dry aged wines from "VDP Grosser Lage" are considered Big plant The fruit-sweet or noble-sweet wines are marketed under their predicate as late harvest, selection, berry selection and dry berry selection. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter), in the organic association Naturland, as well as at the Rheinhessen association Message in a bottle,

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