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For over 230 years P.J. Valckenberg has discovered extraordinary German Estates and act as an ambassador of their wines. The Valckenberg Varietals represent authentic and typical german wines.
Budbreak (April 18) and flowering (June 12) each corresponded perfectly with the longstanding averages, although July and August then brought a long, dry stretch to the vines in the Pfalz. Apart from a tornado that destroyed entire rows of vines in the northern Pfalz, the region was fortunately spared from other major storms. The harvest was finished by the end of September, just ahead of torrential rains.
Calcareous loess-loam soil
Harvest of fully ripe, healthy grapes, gentle processing, cool fermentation at 18°C, aging in stainless steel tanks.