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The estate in Palatine was established in 1994 by the Schneider family in Ellerstadt. Today Markus Schneider cultivates 90 hectars and established his wines worldwide.
Thanks to a sunny, warm spring, but very cold nights, the sprout was delayed by about 2 weeks. Therefore, the severe late frost period did little damage to the vines. Immediately after blossoming, heavy and “never experienced before” rainfalls began in June. This influenced the vineyard work, day by day and was a huge challenge. Luckily, in the last days of July the temperatures jumped up rapidly, followed by a dreamlike August and dry Indian summer late into September. Perfect conditions for a great vintage! The grand finale has rewarded us with an excellent vintage.
different vineyard-sites located between the Vorderpfälzer Ebene plain and the foothills of the Haardtrand low mountain range; gravelly sand and bench gravel soil
ripe and healthy grapes; gentle pressing with a traditional maceration of 2-4 weeks; without fining, fermentation in stainless steel (90%) and old French oak (10%)