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Weingut Benzinger
The "Weingut Benzinger" is located in the municipality Kirchheim ad Weinstraße (area Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German region Pfalz. The foundations of the traditional Leiningerhof come fr...
Name: Weingut Benzinger
Address: Address 67281 Kirchheim, Germany
Growing area: Pfalz
Vineyard: 12.9 ha
Owner: Volker Benzinger
Wine Maker: Volker Benzinger, Julia Benzinger
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
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Associations: Ecovin
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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
2015 Riesling Brut Nature
11.50 €
84 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Hefiger, kräuterig-pflanzlicher und einen Hauch speckiger Duft mit verhaltenen gelbfruchtigen und ei...
0.75 L
2017 Kirchheim Kreuz Weißburgunder, Anna Katharina
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Elegant nutty and delicate vegetal notes on the nose, light yellow fruit, hint of oak. Juicy, slight...
0.75 L
2016 Kirchheim Steinacker Merlot dry
15.90 €
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Very slightly hazy, light ruby colour. Prominent spicy and light smoky notes on the nose, predominan...
0.75 L
2017 Sauvignon Blanc dry, SANS fumé
19.50 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Prominent vegetal notes on the nose, citrus aromas, some egg white, earthy notes, very light animal...
0.75 L
2017 Obersülzen Schnepp Sauvignon Blanc dry
10.50 €
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, prominent green vegetal notes, yellow and green fruit, light earthy notes. Light-bodied,...
0.75 L
2017 Scheurebe, J!
8.50 €
84 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Kühle, pflanzliche bis kräuterige und hell-florale Zitrusnase mit weißfruchtigen Anklängen. Sehr sch...
The "Weingut Benzinger" is located in the municipality Kirchheim ad Weinstraße (area Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German region Pfalz. The foundations of the traditional Leiningerhof come from the end of the 16th century. The estate's own "Benzingers Restaurant" offers regionally influenced Palatinate dishes and its own wines. The family business is run by Volker (oecology degree in Geisenheim ) and Inge Benzinger. Daughter Julia is responsible as a trained winegrower for the wine production. The vineyards cover 13 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Geißkopf, cross, Roman road and Steinacker (Kirchheim), Schlossberg and gold mine (Bockenheim) and Schnepp (Obersülzen). They are two-thirds of the white varieties Riesling, Sylvaner, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Auxerrois and Sauvignon Blanc, and a third of the red varieties Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Portuguese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot planted.

There is an environmentally friendly management with greening (Flowers and herbs), purely mechanical removal of weeds, exclusively organic fertilization and pest control with mainly Plant strengtheners, Most of the grape harvest is done by hand. The transport of the grape material is carried out carefully without pumping and squeezing operations by means of conveyor belt. The character of the wines should be through a spontaneous fermentation preserve and emphasize the origin. The premium wines include "Kreuz Sylvaner - Alte Reben", "STEINACKER Riesling Kalkmergel", "STEINACKER Riesling", "August - der Rote" and "KREUZ Pinot noir - non filtré". Every year around 100,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of the associations Generation Riesling and Generation Pfalz.
Weingut Benzinger Region: Germany Pfalz Mittelhaardt/Deutsche Weinstraße
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