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Weingut May
The estate is located in the municipality Retztstadt (area Maindreieck) in the German wine-growing region Franken, In 1999, the company was outsourced to the Eberstal on the outskirts of Retzstadt and...
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
2012 Thüngersheim Johannisberg Silvaner dry "Recis"
84 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Ganz leicht gedeckter, deutlich vegetabiler Duft mit erdigen Noten, einem Hauch Pfeffer und gelbfruc...
0.75 L
2012 Retzstadt Langenberg Sylvaner dry "Recis 1963"
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Prominent vegetal notes on the nose, reminiscent of cabbage and some mustard seed, smoky traces, res...
0.75 L
2007 Retzstadt Langenberg Silvaner late harvest (Spaetlese) dry
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Mature nose, prominent green vegetal and herbaceous notes, hint of iodine, restrained yellow fruit a...
0.75 L
2018 Retzstadt Himmelspfad Silvaner Grosses Gewächs dry VDP.Grosse Lage
42.00 €
92 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm, tart, fairly deep nose, prominent vegetal notes, floral traces, prominent mineral notes, with...
0.75 L
2018 Thüngersheim Rothlauf Silvaner Grosses Gewächs VDP.Grosse Lage
42.00 €
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Tart nose, light dried vegetal and nutty notes, hint of tobacco, restrained yellow fruit aromas, eth...
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2018 Retzstadt Langenberg Silvaner VDP.Erste Lage dry
15.00 €
91 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Tart nose, yeasty and light nutty notes, prominent vegetal notes, restrained yellow fruit aromas, to...
The estate is located in the municipality Retztstadt (area Maindreieck) in the German wine-growing region Franconia, In 1999, the company was outsourced to the Eberstal on the outskirts of Retzstadt and built there in the midst of vineyards, a new winery. The family business is run by Petra and Rudolf May. The vineyards cover 13.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Langenberg with the won The shepherd and Himmelspfad (Retzstadt), Benediktusberg (Retzbach) as well Johannisberg with Gewann Rothlauf (Thungersheim). They are planted with the white varieties Silvaner (two-thirds of the vineyard), Müller-Thurgau, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Rieslaner, and Pinot Noir. It is practiced near-natural, environmentally friendly viticulture.

The yield-reduced grapes are usually only 2 g / l for dry wines residual sugar (ie far below the limit of Franconian dry ) only uses healthy material. In the cellar takes place with most wines only small sulfur use as well as a complete abandonment oenological enzymes and fining agents, In weather suitable years are also noble sweet Beerenauslesen as Eiswein vinified. There will also be bottle fermented sect and sparkling wines produced. Every year around 90,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and the association Frank & Frei,
Weingut May Region: Germany Franconia/Franken Maindreieck
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