Winemakers: Bioweingut Lorenz, Friesenheim/Germany
Production Area: 15 hectares. Clay and loam soils with a high content of limestone. Moderate climate - mild temperatures during vegetation and extended ripening period, resulting in high quality wines with deep and beautiful aroma.
Yield per Vine & Hectare: 60 hl/ha
Training system: Traditional trellis system, allowing optimal sun and air permeation.
Vinification: Selection of individual grapes for this wine from up to thirty year old grapevines. Classic fermentation in steel barrels for several weeks with continuing ripening in oak barrels.
Analytical Data: 13.5% alc/vol
Ageing: Ageing in barrels made from German and American oak for a minimum of five months
Tasting Notes: Deep violet color. Aromas of waxy berry lip balm, cherry-tomato relish, and nut pastry with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a cedar and peppery pickling spice and coconut-lime finish. A fun, lively red for sipping or the table – Tastings.com
Color: Beautiful deep red color with blue undertones
Aroma: Dornfelder is Germany’s richest red wine with a deep but smooth aroma and beautiful color. A relatively new varietal, Dornfelder has the potential to become one of the world’s great red wines.
Conservation Time: Excellent ageing potential: continues to improve with time for up to seven years
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