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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.
In the Palatinate, Germany's second-largest wine-growing region, the harvest this year has been very mixed. "In terms of yield, the term "envious autumn" has rarely been as accurate as it was in 2021. In June, the work in the vineyard had been potentiated due to heat and rain. From August, the weather normalized and there was a very positive harvest. 2021 convinces with low alcohol levels, a well-integrated acid structure and concise fruit primary aromas. The Palatinate main grape variety has benefited the most mainly due to climatic conditions.
Harvest of fully ripe, healthy, aromatic grapes, freed from the stems and immediately pressed with low pressure. Fermentation with pure cultured yeast at 16°-18° C. Gentle, reductive vinification.