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Weingut Burg Ravensburg
The estate is located in the municipality of Sulzfeld (Kraichgau area) in the German wine-growing region Baden (Deutschland), It has been documented for as long as 1251, i.e. has been cultivated for m...
Name: Weingut Burg Ravensburg
Address: Address 75056 Sulzfeld, Germany
Growing area: Baden
Area: Kraichgau
Vineyard: 38 ha
Owner: Heinz Heiler
Managing Director: Claus Burmeister
Wine Maker: Jürgen Kern, Daniel Rupp
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
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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
2013 Sulzfeld Löchle Pinot Noir Grosses Gewächs dry
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light oak on the nose, red and a few black berries, partly dried vegetal and light earthy notes. Rip...
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2015 Sulzfeld Löchle Grauburgunder Grosses Gewächs dry
89 WP - Very good
Editor note: Firm, fairly cool nose, elegant vegetal, delicate floral and earthy notes, restrained yellow fruit,...
0.75 L
2017 Sulzfeld Weißburgunder dry VDP.Ortswein
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, delicate yeasty, nutty and vegetal traces, elegant yellow fruit, mineral traces. Clear, c...
0.75 L
2015 Sulzfeld Burg Ravensburg Husarenkappe Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
89 WP - Very good
Editor note: Firm nose, light dried vegetal and herbaceous notes, light nutty notes, ripe yellow fruit, dried flo...
0.75 L
2015 Eichelberg Kapellenberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light yellow spice, vegetal and dried floral notes on the nose, warm yellow fruit, hint of tobacco,...
0.75 L
2017 Sulzfeld Riesling dry VDP.Ortswein
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: cool nose, still delicately yeasty, vegetal and herbaceous notes, light yellow fruit, floral traces....
The estate is located in the municipality of Sulzfeld (Kraichgau area) in the German wine-growing region to bathe, It has been documented for as long as 1251, i.e. has been cultivated for more than 750 years. The high quality of the vineyards was recognized in the 13th century by those from Burgundy Cistercian monks of the Maulbronn monastery. The Ravensburg is the former headquarters of the barons Göler von Ravensburg and is one of the most important surviving castles in the Kraichgau. The winery has been owned by "Weingut Heitlinger & Burg Ravensburg GmbH" in Tiefenbach since 2012. The two wineries are completely separate in terms of wine law. They are only ten kilometers apart, all wines are vinified in the new winery in Tiefenbach, which was built in 2012. Claus Burmeister, who has also been the winery since 2009, acts as managing director Heitlinger passes. Jürgen Kern and Daniel Rupp are responsible for the cellar technology.

The vineyards cover 38 hectares of vineyards in the VDP-Grosse Lage classified and all privately owned individual layers Burg Ravensburger Dicker Franz. Burg Ravensburger hussar cap and Ravensburger Löchle Castle, The vineyards, which mainly consist of Gipskeuper, have an unusual microclimate that favors viticulture. They are planted with the varieties Riesling (35%), Blaufränkisch = Lemberger (30%), Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir (25%), and 10% others. Since 2010, according to certified guidelines of the Organic (ecological) viticulture with the principles of one sustainability as well as the operating premise "responsibility for nature". Since 2014, the vineyards have also been one of the rules Biodynamic viticulture farmed.

Biologically active soil is the ideal location for healthy and stable vines, and manual work is seen as the key to quality. Non-natural chemical-synthetic substances are avoided. By a greening with blooming, green undersown biodiversity with diverse habitats for plants, animals and microorganisms created. All parcels are dependent on the wine quality level according to the VDP classification model (Local wine to large crop) individually processed. The average yield is 55 hl / ha. The processing of ripe and undamaged grapes is guaranteed by only manual, strictly selective harvesting in several passes and repeated sorting in the winery.

In order to achieve a pronounced aroma depth, the skins and juice of the grapes remain in contact for up to six days with cooling in order to extract the extract substances as far as possible before fermentation. This gives the wines a special layered individuality and shelf life. The work in the cellar is carried out gently with the help of pneumatic presses and gravitational force instead of pumps to transport grapes, must and wine. The large plants from the Burgundy varieties and from Lemberger ( Blaufränkisch ) mature exclusively in large wooden barrels and barriques. Around 300,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery has been a member of VDP,
Weingut Burg Ravensburg Region: Germany Baden Kraichgau
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