The estate is located on the outskirts of Offenburg (Ortenau area) in the German wine-growing region to bathe, The history goes back to the 13th century to the owners at that time, the knights of Bach. The oldest records of viticulture date from 1517. By marriage, the vineyards in 1710 came into the possession of the eponymous noble family, the barons from and to Franckenstein from Ullstadt. From 1985 to 2007 the winery was leased to Hubert Doll. After studying in Geisenheim and internship in New Zealand on the "Johner Estate" with Karl-Heinz Johner the company was taken over by Stefan Huschler in 2008.
The vineyards cover 17.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Schützenberg privately owned (Berghaupten), Abtsberg and privately owned Neugesetz (Zell-Weierbach), as well as the sole property of Gut Alsenhof (Lauf). You are with the white wines Riesling, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay. Gewurztraminer and Traminer, and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) planted.
According to the company's philosophy, all wine-growing and cellar-related measures are followed noninvasive Usually limited to the essentials. Environmentally friendly viticulture is practiced and the necessary plant protection reduced to a minimum. The wines will unmixed according to the terroir vinified. The red wines traditionally mature in large wooden barrel and partly in , The white wines are fermented in stainless steel tanks or in wooden barrels after fermentation is restrained up to eight weeks. The top wines from the best plots are considered Big plant marketed. The estate is a member of the Generation Riesling association and has been part of the VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).