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Weingut Fitz-Ritter
The estate is located in the municipality of Bad Dürkheim (area Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region Pfalz, The Classicist manor house was built in 1785 and is a listed bu...
Name: Weingut Fitz-Ritter
Foundation year: 1785
Address: Address 67098 Bad Dürkheim, Germany
Growing area: Pfalz
Vineyard: 25 ha
Owner: Johann Fitz
Manager: Aussenbetrieb: Achim Eberle
Wine Maker: Achim Eberle, Max Fisch
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Social Media:
Associations: VDP & Ecovin
Work time:
Mo-Fr: 09.00-18:00 Sa&Su: 11:00-17:00
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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
2017 Dürkheim Spielberg Chardonnay dry, VDP.Erste Lage
13.00 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light nutty oak and a hint of vanilla on the nose, ripe yellow fruit, light peppery, buttery and flo...
0.75 L
2017 Dürkheim Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese), VDP.Ortswein
11.00 €
83 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Kühle, pflanzliche und etwas florale Nase mit hellen, zitrusbetonten gelbfruchtigen Noten. Schlanke,...
0.75 L
2017 Ungstein Herrenberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
25.00 €
89 WP - Very good
Editor note: Nose still slightly restless, fairly tart, prominent vegetal and herbaceous notes, whiff of yellow s...
0.75 L
2017 Dürkheim Michelsberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
25.00 €
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Tart nose, vegetal and herbaceous notes, light earthy as well as mineral notes, light yellow fruit,...
0.75 L
2017 Dürkheim Riesling dry, VDP.Ortswein, RebArena
8.50 €
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly cool, tart nose, light yeasty and vegetal notes, citrus and some stone fruit aromas, light mi...
0.75 L
2017 Dürkheim Abtsfronhof Gewürztraminer late harvest (Spaetlese), VDP.Erste Lage
12.50 €
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, light vegetal and floral notes, citrus and pomaceous fruit. Light-bodied, polished, sweet...
The estate is located in the municipality of Bad Dürkheim (area Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The Classicist manor house was built in 1785 and is a listed building. The estate has always been owned by the family and is now run by the Fitz family in its ninth generation. Today's owner Johann Fitz studied economics in Berkeley, USA and has worked in the department of Oenology and Viticulture. The winery regularly hosts classical concerts, art exhibitions and wine festivals. The vineyards cover 21 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Abtsfronhof, fox coat, Uplifting, Michel Berg, Knight garden and Spielberg (Bad Dürkheim), as well Herrenberg (Ungstein). They are half of the Riesling, and Gewürztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Portuguese, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Dornfelder and Cabernet Dorsa planted.

Around 70% of the wines are dry, 15% semi-dry and 15% sweet or noble sweet expanded. After gentle pressing and slow fermentation, the wines mature in stainless steel or wooden barrels, depending on their character. The best red wines mature for 18 to 24 months in French oak barrels from Allier. The best dry white wines are considered Big greenhouse marketed. Sweet lace will be provided with a label from 1860. This won the first prize one of the DLG organized competition. The house also houses the oldest sparkling wine cellar in Rhineland-Palatinate. This was founded in 1837 by an ancestor. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and im Barrique Forum Palatinate,

Awards of wine competitions

Year Name Wine Award
2016 Gewurtztraminer du monde Dürkheim Gewürztraminer Trocken VDP Ortswein, 2015 GOLD
Weingut Fitz-Ritter Region: Germany Pfalz Mittelhaardt/Deutsche Weinstraße
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