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Weingut Hans Wirsching KG
The traditional winery is located in the municipality of Iphofen (area Steigerwald ) in the German wine-growing region Franken, The company has been family owned since 1630. After the Second World Cu...
Name: Weingut Hans Wirsching KG
Address: Address 97346 Iphofen, Germany
Growing area: Franconia/Franken
Area: Steigerwald
Vineyard: 90 ha
Owner: Dr. Heinrich Wirsching und Kinder
Managing Director: Dr. Heinrich Wirsching, Andrea Wirsching
Wine Maker: Dr. Klaus-Peter Heigel
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Associations: VDP
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Producer of premium wines, which regularly include even in international comparison among the best of its kind. Mediocre wines are rare, real weaknesses there is hardly ever. Arise even in difficult years here regularly superior qualities.
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0.75 L
2018 Iphofen Kronsberg Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese) VDP.Erste Lage
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light vegetal and herbaceous notes 9n the nose, floral traces. light citrus and peach aromas. Clear,...
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2017 Iphofen Julius-Echter-Berg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Prominent herbaceous, mineral and vegetal notes on the nose, restrained yellow fruit aromas. Firm, f...
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2017 Iphofen Kronsberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Light herbaceous and floral notes on the nose, citrus and stone fruit aromas, hint of bacon, touch o...
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2018 Iphofen Kronsberg Riesling VDP.Erste Lage dry Alte Reben
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, light vegetal and herbaceous notes, citrus and stone fruit aromas, floral traces. light m...
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2018 Iphofen Julius-Echter-Berg Riesling VDP.Erste Lage dry
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Tart nose, light vegetal notes, restrained yellow fruit aromas, earthy and mineral traces. Restraine...
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2017 Iphofen Kronsberg Silvaner Grosses Gewächs dry
89 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly tart nose, prominent vegetal and light yeasty notes, restrained yellow fruit aromass, light h...

The traditional winery is located in the municipality of Iphofen (area Steigerwald ) in the German wine-growing region Franconia, The company has been family owned since 1630. After the Second World Cup (1939-1945), Hans Wirsching laid the foundation for today's estate. He was instrumental in ensuring that the best Iphöfer location was named as Julius Echter Berg. From the year 1966, it was in the 14th generation of Dr. med. Heinrich Wirsching and his brother Hans expanded into a leading company. In the meantime Andrea Wirsching's business will be managed and her sister Lena will continue the female leadership. As a manager Dr. med. Uwe Matheus, as cellar master dr. Klaus-Peter Heigel responsible.

The vineyards cover 90 hectares of vineyards at the foot of the Schwanbergs in the individual layers Julius-Echter-Berg. calf. Kronsberg and Mönchshütte (Iphofen). They are with the white wine varieties Sylvaner (40%), Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Chardonnay. Bacchus. Müller-Thurgau. Scheurebe and Gewurztraminer, as well as with the red wines Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Blue Portuguese and Dornfelder planted. In 1952, Hans Wirsching planted one of the first Scheureben francs on the Kronsberg. Since then, the winery is one of the experts in this grape variety. It is practiced consistently close to nature, environmentally friendly viticulture. Through appropriate measures such as thin out will be for the purpose of quality improvement yield greatly reduced.

The wide range of products is according to the VDP classification model into the four stages large plants, first locations, local wines and estate wines structured. The grapes harvested with selective hand-picked grapes are processed gently. The aim is wines with freshness and liveliness, as well as vintage and grape character. The winery is a specialist for Franconian dry Wines. The expansion of white wines takes place in stainless steel tank, the reds ripen in the old vaulted cellar for the most part big wooden barrel, A small part of the white and red wines is also in French expanded.

Since 2016, as part of the "TWIN-WINERY" initiative, experiences with the partner winery "Kishor" in the western Galilee in Israel replaced. In this context, since 2016 one kosher Silvaner produces. It also produces sparkling wines, bottle-fermented sect and spirits (pomace, mirabelle, WIRGIN). The annual production comprises about 600,000 bottles of wine. The winery is a member of the association German Barrique Forum and in VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).

Weingut Hans Wirsching KG Region: Germany Franconia/Franken Steigerwald
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