The estate is located in the municipality Wachenheim in the German wine-growing region palatinate
, It was founded in 1756. Built in 1843 in the Palladian style villa, as well as in the cellar area created Enothek offer generous space for tastings, events, or seminars and meetings. In 1996, the winery, after several changes of ownership, of Dr. Loosen
(Growing area Moselle
) and by JLWolf in Villa Wolf
renamed. Since 2001, Patrick Möllendorf and Sumi Gebauer have been responsible for the production of the wines and the care of the vineyards.
The vineyards correspond to the vineyard classification of the Royal Bavarian Government of 1828. They cover 8.4 hectares of vineyards, based on the individual layers Pechstein
= Great location (forest), high Castle
(Ruppertsberg), as well as Goldbächel, Königswingert
and in the monopoly Belz = first layers (Wachenheim) distribute. They are over 90% Riesling, the rest of the varieties Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir planted.
The management follows the principles of a sustainable
(minimalist) viticulture, with organic only fertilization
or waiving chemical fertilizer and herbicides
, The preservation of old vines, and associated low yields, are mainly dry wines with character of location physiologically mature
and healthy grapes. From Botrytis
infested grapes are always selected and, if possible expanded.
The selectively harvested grapes are macerated by vintage or one Whole bunch pressing
subjected. The if possible spontaneous
Fermentation initiated with natural yeast takes place in stainless steel or a large wooden barrel. When naming you are based on Burgundian classification system
, On the front label only producer, vintage, location and grape variety are listed, all legal information is included on the back label. The premium wines of classified locations (large location or first location), are marketed with layer names, all wines from other locations as local or estate wine. The wines are distributed worldwide in over 40 countries.