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Weingut May
The estate is located in the municipality of Retztstadt (Main triangle) north of Würzburg in the German growing region Franken. In 1999 the company was relocated to the outskirts of Retzstadt in the...
Name: Weingut May
Address: Address 97282 Retzstadt, Germany
Growing area: Franconia/Franken
Area: Maindreieck
Vineyard: 12.8 ha
Owner: Petra & Rudolf May
Manager: Rudolf May
Managing Director: Rudolf May
Wine Maker: Rudolf May
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
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Associations: Frank und Frei & 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
2015 Retzstadt Langenberg Silvaner Brut
18.00 €
88 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Leicht entwickelter, nussig-hefiger und ein wenig vegetabiler Duft nach teils mürbem Kernobst mit Zi...
0.75 L
2019 Retzstadt Silvaner VDP.Ortswein dry
11.00 €
87 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Herber, kühler, ein wenig getrocknet-pflanzlicher und mineralischer Duft mit zurückhaltenden gelbfru...
0.75 L
2018 Retzstadt Silvaner VDP.Erste Lage dry "Der Schäfer - Reserve"
35.00 €
90 WP - Excellent
Translate to English Editor note: Fester, recht tiefer, deutlich mineralischer, auch noch hefiger Duft mit herben gelbfruchtigen, gelb...
0.75 L
2019 Thüngersheim Silvaner VDP.Ortswein dry
13.00 €
87 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Kühler, fester, etwas hefiger und deutlich hell-mineralischer Duft mit gelbfruchtige und pflanzliche...
0.75 L
2019 Silvaner VDP.Gutswein dry
8.50 €
86 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Klare, eher kühle, herbe, recht frische Nase mit hellen gelbfruchtige, hefigen und ein wenig pflanzl...
0.75 L
2018 Retzstadt Langenberg Spätburgunder VDP.Erste Lage dry
18.00 €
88 WP - Very good
Translate to English Editor note: Klarer, fester Duft nach schwarzen und roten Beeren mit Kirscharomen, kräuterigen Tönen, einem Hauch...

The estate is located in the municipality of Retztstadt (Main triangle) north of Wurzburg in the German growing region Franconia. In 1999 the company was relocated to the outskirts of Retzstadt in the Eberstal and a new winery was built in the middle of vineyards. The family business is run by Petra and Rudolf May. The vineyards cover around 16 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Langenberg with the Won The shepherd and heavenly path (Retzstadt), Benediktusberg (Retzbach) as well Johannisberg with Gewann Rothlauf (Thüngersheim). The main variety is around 70% of the area Silvaner, of which four hectares are planted with vines up to 60 years old. The other cultivated varieties are Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Riesling and Rieslaner, and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ).

Langenberg Retzstadt - Gewanne The shepherd and heavenly path

The management follows the rules of the Organic viticulture, the certification took place in 2016 (DE-ÖKO-806). When strong yield Reduced grapes are usually only 2 g / l in dry wines Residual sugar (that is, well below the limit of Franconian dry ) use only healthy material. In principle there is one Spontaneous fermentation. Most of the wines in the cellar are less Use of sulfur as well as a complete waiver of oenological enzymes and Fining agents. When the weather is good, they will also be sweet Berries selection such as Ice wines pressed. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines are also produced. Around 90,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of VDP.

Weingut May Region: Germany Franconia/Franken Maindreieck
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