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Weingut Hanewald-Schwerdt
The estate is located in the municipality of Bad Dürkheim-Leistadt (Mittelhaardt area / Deutsche Weinstraße) in the German wine-growing region Pfalz, The traditional family has been wine-growing for...
Name: Weingut Hanewald-Schwerdt
Foundation year: 1955
Address: Address 67098 Bad Dürkheim-Leistadt, Germany
Growing area: Pfalz
Vineyard: 26 ha
Owner: Fam. Hanewald & Schwerdt
Managing Director: Rudi Hanewald & Petra Schwerdt
Wine Maker: Thomas Hanewald & Stephan Schwerdt
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Products & Services: Rooms to let
Associations: Generation Riesling & Pfälzer Barrique-Forum
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The family owned wine estate Hanewald-Schwerdt was founded in 1955 in Leistadt, a small village which belongs to Bad Dürkheim in Palatinate. The success of the estate is close connected to it´s unique style of wine grown on limestone. Today two cousins Thomas Hanewald and Stephan Schwerdt have taken over the running of the family buisness. Thomas and Stephan are members of ‘Generation Riesling’ which represents the modern face of german winemaking. Their focus is on dry wines, primarily made from Riesling and Pinot Noir that express their vintage and vineyard. The entry level wines aim to show off pure varietal character, while the village wines are all hand picked from individual soil types. The single vineyard wines demonstrate the highest levels of quality that each site and variety can produce.
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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
2019 Leistadt Sauvignon Blanc dry "Kalkriff"
Up to 10.00 €
86 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Jugendliche, deutlich vegetabile Nase mit grün- und gelbfruchtigen Aromen, etwas Holunderblüte und G...
0.75 L
2018 Leistadt Sauvignon Blanc dry "Kalkriff"
83 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Herber, betont erdig-vegetabiler Duft mit Paprikanoten, etwas Kartoffeln sowie gelb- und grünfruchti...
0.75 L
2017 Spätburgunder dry
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Earthy notes on the nose, nutty oak, red and black berries, dried mushrooms, hint of tobacco. Fairly...
0.75 L
2017 Ruppertsberg Reiterpfad Riesling dry
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Firm nose, still slightly yeasty, vegetal and herbaceous notes, yellow fruit, fairly prominent miner...
0.75 L
2016 Leistadt Herrenmorgen Riesling
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly firm nose, dried vegetal and herbaceous notes, delicate floral and yeasty notes, ripe yellow...
0.75 L
2018 Leistadt Riesling dry "Kalkriff"
83 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Leicht nussiger und pflanzlicher Duft nach gelben Früchten mit floralen und mineralischen Noten sowi...

The estate is located in the municipality of Bad Dürkheim-Leistadt (Mittelhaardt area / Deutsche Weinstraße) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The traditional family has been wine-growing for several generations. The marketing of bottled wine started in 1955. A guest house is connected. Today three generations work in the family association. Rudi Hanewald and Petra Schwerdt act as operations managers, Thomas Hanewald is the cellar master, Stephan Schwerdt and Barbara Hanewald are responsible for sales, and Rudolf Schwerdt is responsible for the external operations.

The vineyards cover 26 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers of Hochbenn (Bad-Dürkheim), paradise garden (Deidesheim) Reiterpfad (Ruppertsberg), as well as Herrenmorgen and Kalkofen (Leistadt). You are with the white wines Riesling. Gewurztraminer. Goldmuskateller. Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc. Morio Muscat. Kerner. Scheurebe. Huxelrebe and Ehrenfelser, as well as with the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Dornfelder. regent. St. Laurent, Lemberger ( ) Blue Portuguese. Heroldrebe and Acolon planted.

The philosophy of the house is: "Riesling is destiny, large red wines a passion" . The quality pyramid is divided into three lines. These are layer wines (terroir-shaped wines from the best locations, red layer wines according to the criteria of the Forum Pfalz with a maximum of 4,000 l / ha yield), local wines (quality wines dry and predicates with residual and noble sweetness) and estate wines (from the estate's own vineyards and classified grape varieties). The flagship of the house is the red wine cuvée “Zweihänder” from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines, secco (sparkling wines), grape juices and fine brandies (wine, grapes, yeast, pomace, fruit) are also produced. The winery is a member of the two associations Palatinate Forum and Generation Riesling.

Weingut Hanewald-Schwerdt Region: Germany Pfalz Mittelhaardt/Deutsche Weinstraße
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