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Weingut  Baron  Knyphausen
The traditional winery is located in the municipality Eltville in the German growing region Rheingau, The seat is the "Draiser Hof", which was founded by monks of the Zisterzienser the abbey monaster...
Name: Weingut Baron Knyphausen
Address: Address 65346 Eltville - Erbach, Germany
Growing area: Rheingau
Vineyard: 10 ha
Managing Director: Frederik zu Knyphausen
Wine Maker: Arne Wilken
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Associations: VDP & Charta
Work time:
Opening times: see www.baron-knyphausen.com
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The wines keep constant high level and are usually the best in their respective category in the area. Weaknesses, there is little, but can occur in difficult vintages. However, this must be balanced in good years with particularly compelling assortments so that an operation can hold the status. In most cases you can blindly buy.
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0.75 L
2018 VDP.Gutswein dry Gemischter Satz
15.00 €
83 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Kühle, pflanzliche und leicht erdige Nase mit verhaltenen gelbfruchtigen und angedeutet floralen Not...
0.75 L
2018 Kabinett VDP.Gutswein
9.80 €
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light vegetal notes on the nose, light yellow fruit aromas. Light-bodied, delicately sweet fruit on...
0.75 L
2018 Riesling VDP.Gutswein dry "1141"
8.90 €
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Vegetal and light floral notes on the nose, citrus and stone fruit aromas, mineral notes, light hint...
0.75 L
2018 Riesling VDP.Gutswein "Charta"
12.00 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Firm nose, light yeasty. vegetal and herbaceous notes, prominent mneral notes, light yellow fruit ar...
0.75 L
2018 Erbach Steinmorgen Riesling VDP.Erste Lage dry
19.00 €
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, citrus and stone fruit aromas, herbaceous notes, floral traces, tart mineral notes. Light...
0.75 L
2018 Erbach Michelmark Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese) VDP.Erste Lage
23.50 €
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light partly dried vegetal and herbaceous notes on the nose, restrained yellow fruit aromas, light e...

The traditional winery is located in the municipality Eltville-Erbach in the German growing region Rheingau, The seat is the "Draiser Hof", which was founded by monks of the Cistercian Order the abbey monastery Eberbach was established as an annex (grangie) for the management of vineyards and arable land in Eltville and Erbach. The winery and associated estates were purchased in 1818 by the Baron family of Knyphausen. Arne Wilken is responsible today as operations manager and cellar master.

The vineyards cover ten hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Hohenrain. Marcobrunn. Michel Mark. Steinmorgen (Lauterbach) Sandgrub (Kiedrich) and Rheinberg (Eltville). You are with the varieties Riesling (75%) and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) as well as a "Rheingau mixed sentence" with the autochthonous, some rare varieties Elbling. Gewurztraminer. Sylvaner. Orleans (Variety Yellow Orleans), White Heisch ( Gouais Blanc ) and Red Riesling (the winery is one of the pioneers of the rare variety) planted.

The wines are made after the VDP classification divided. These are estate wines and local wines as well as first layers and large layers, which are produced from the lowest yields of a maximum of 50 hl / ha after selective hand picking. The wines produced according to the guidelines of the Rheingau Charter represent the second crop from these classified locations. In weather-appropriate years, grapes from up to three manual selections also become noble sweet wines from choice to Eiswein vinified.

After a slow, temperature controlled fermentation Depending on the type, the wines mature in steel tanks, wooden barrels of different sizes and in bottles before they are marketed the following year. Around 60,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a founding member of the association Charter Rheingau and since 1972 in VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).

Weingut Baron Knyphausen Region: Germany Rheingau
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