Fürstlich Castell'sches Domänenamt

The Castell family owns 70 hectares of the finest franconian vineyard sides. The majority is the white variety Silvaner. The terroir is characterized by a continental climate and gypsum skeuper soil, which gives the wines their spicy, strong note.

The vineyards are located on the steep slopes of the Steigerwald.

Hectare
  • 70
Type of wines (White)
  • Silvaner, Müller-Thurgau, Riesling, Bacchus, Weissburgunder
Type of wines (Red)
  • Spätburgunder
gault millau
  • 3 grapes
Member of
  • VDP
Owner
  • Ferdinand Graf zu Castell-Castell
Winemaker
  • Christian Frieß
Special places
  • Casteller Schlossberg, Hohnart, Kugelspiel, Trautberg, Bausch, Kirchberg, Reitsteig
Soil
  • Gipskeuper
Source of the wines
  • Germany

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