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Zang Otmar

The estate is located in the municipality of Sommerach (Main Triangle area) in the German wine-growing region Franconia, The family has been dedicated to viticulture since 1975. A guest apartment is connected. The business is managed by Otmar and Adelheid Zang. After an apprenticeship as a winegrower in Wiesenbronn, internships in the Palatinate, in South Tyrol and New Zealand and his graduation as a wine technician at the Bavarian State Institute for Viticulture and Horticulture in 2007, his son Johannes is responsible for the cellar. The vineyards cover ten hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Katzenkopf and Rosenberg (Sommerach) councilman (Volkach) and Landsknecht (Obervolkach). They are planted with the white varieties Silvaner (one third of the area), Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Rivaner, Scheurebe, Kerner and Rieslaner, as well as with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Domina and Dornfelder. The product range is divided into Young Franconia (young fruity wines, bottled in Bordeaux bottles), Classic Franconia (in bocksbeutel ) and Gross Franken (long-lasting complex wines, in Bocksb bags). A special feature of the house is "old sentence". This Franconian cultural treasure comes from the oldest vineyard in Franconia from 1835, i.e. vines over 175 years old with over 35 grape varieties, some of which are no longer known. Around 80,000 bottles of wine are produced annually.

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