The estate is located in the municipality of Essenheim (area Nierstein ) in the German growing area Rheinhessen, The traditional family has been practicing viticulture here for around 350 years. As a result of the Huguenot persecution, François Breiniville immigrated to Rhenish Hesse from Villepot-Loraine (northwestern France) in 1655. He married in Essenheim and founded a new existence in agriculture and viticulture with his wife Christina. Today four generations live and work on the winery. These are the senior managers Adam Braunewell and Axel with his wife Ursula (vineyards), as well as the sons Christian (cellar technology) and Stefan (wine tasting).
The vineyards cover 28 hectares of vines in the individual layers Teufelspfad (Essenheim) and Blume (Elsheim). They are made with Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) and Riesling with 30% each, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as with the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) with 20%, St. Laurent. Syrah. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc and Merlot planted. The company is a member of Fair'n Green and is based on environmentally friendly, ecological Viewpoints with the aim of sustainability farmed. These include, among others greening to support the biodiversity (Biodiversity), use of alternatives Pesticides, Collecting rainwater and producing solar power.
The large product range is divided into the lines of estate wines, local wines and site wines. The latter also include the François and Réserve lines. The white wines are fermented spontaneously, The red wines are partly without filtration bottled. Depending on the type of wine, the wines are stainless steel tank, in the large wooden barrel (Piece, half piece) or in expanded. In years that are suitable for the weather, sweet wines such as Beerenauslesen and Trockenbeerenauslese vinified. Bottle-fermented sect and Secco (Sparkling wines) produced. Around 200,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of the selection associations Rheinhessen and Generation Riesling.
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