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Weingut Hans Wirsching KG
The traditional winery is located in the municipality of Iphofen (area Steigerwald ) in the German growing area Franken, The company has been family-owned since 1630. After the Second World War (1939...
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
Website: www.wirsching.de
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 Scheurebe VDP.Erste Lage dry Alte Reben
89 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, light vegetal and herbaceous as well as floral notes, citrus and some peach fruit aromas,...
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2018 Iphofen Kronsberg Scheurebe late harvest (Spaetlese) VDP.Erste Lage
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Vegetal, herbaceous and light floral notes on the nose, restrained white and green fruit aromas, lig...
0.75 L
2018 Iphofen Julius-Echter-Berg Grauburgunder VDP.Erste Lage dry Alte Reben
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Clear nose, delicate herbaceous and floral notes, light yellow fruit aromas, spicy traces, light min...
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2018 Iphofen Kalb Gewürztraminer late harvest (Spaetlese) VDP.Erste Lage
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly cool nose, light vegetal and herbaceous notes, light floral notes, elegant yellow fruit aroma...
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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,...
0.75 L
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...

The traditional winery is located in the municipality of Iphofen (area Steigerwald ) in the German growing area Franconia, The company has been family-owned since 1630. After the Second World War (1939-1945), the foundation stone for today's estate was laid by Hans Wirsching. He was largely responsible for the fact that the best Iphöfer location was named Julius-Echter-Berg. From the year 1966, the 14th generation of Dr. Heinrich Wirsching and his brother Hans expanded into a leading company. Andrea Wirsching is now managing the business and her sister Lena will continue to lead the women. As operations manager, Uwe Matheus, as cellar master Dr. Klaus-Peter Heigel responsible.

The vineyards cover 90 hectares of vineyards at the foot of the Schwanberg in individual layers Julius-Echter-Berg. calf. Kronsberg and Mönchshütte (Iphofen). You are with the white wines Sylvaner (40%), Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Chardonnay. Bacchus. Müller-Thurgau. Scheurebe and Gewurztraminer, as well as with the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Blue Portuguese and Dornfelder planted. In 1952, Hans Wirsching planted one of the first Scheureben in Franconia on the Kronsberg. Since then the winery has been an expert in this grape variety. Consistently natural, environmentally friendly viticulture is practiced. By taking appropriate measures such as thin out are used to increase quality yield greatly reduced.

The wide range of products is according to the VDP classification model divided into the four stages Large Plants, First Layers, Local Wines and Estate Wines. The grapes harvested with selective hand picking are carefully processed. The aim is wines with freshness and liveliness, as well as vintage and grape character. The winery is a specialist in Franconian dry Wines. The white wines are matured in stainless steel tank, the red wines mature for the most part in the old vaulted cellar large wooden barrel, A small part of the white and red wines are also made in French expanded.

Since 2016, experience with the partner winery "Kishor" in the western Galilee has been part of the "TWIN-WINERY" initiative Israel replaced. In this context, since 2016 kosher Silvaner produces. Sparkling wines, bottle-fermented sparkling wines and fine spirits (Trester, Mirabelle, WIRGIN) are also produced. The annual production includes around 600,000 bottles of wine. The winery is a member of the association German barrique forum and in VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).

Weingut Hans Wirsching KG Region: Germany Franconia/Franken Steigerwald
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