The estate is located in the commune of Niederhausen in the German wine-growing region Near, It was founded in 1902 by the Prussian state as the "Royal Prussian Wine Domain". The operation was considered classic Weinbaudomäne with the aim of a teaching and model good led to the revival and development of the Phylloxera disaster to promote low-lying viticulture. The site included a former copper prospect, which is the famous one today copper mine, To round off the vineyards, 300,000 cubic meters of earth were moved, the first could only be done in 1907. In 1946 the state domain became the property of the country Rheinland-Pfalz and was operated under "Gutsverwaltung Niederhausen-Schloßböckelheim". The estate was privatized in 1998, finally in 2009 by Jens Reidel and Dr. Christine Dinse acquired and renamed. Karsten Peter is responsible for operations.
The vineyards encompass 30 hectares of vineyards in all of the individual vineyards classified as VDP-Erste Lage (from 2012 onwards, Grosse Lage) bastion (Traisen) copper mine (Schlossboeckelheim) Hermannsberg. Kertz and Steinberg (Niederhausen), as well Rotenberg (Altenbamberg). You are mostly with Riesling (27 ha) and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) planted. The product structure of the wines is that VDP classification model approximated. The hierarchy comprises the stages Gutswein (white Burgundy, Just Riesling !, 7 terroirs), local wine (from the volcano, from the slate), selection from first layers (stone terraces from terraced layers) with a yield of 35 hl / ha, Big plant (Traiser Bastei, Niederhäuser Hermannsberg, Schlossböckelheimer Kupfergrube, Niederhäuser Steinberg, Altembamberger Rotenberg) with a yield of 30 hl / ha and quality wines. There are also bottle fermented sect produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).
Picture: © Gut Hermannsberg