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Palatinate wine

The Palatinate, the second largest wine-growing region with around 228 km², is known for its sunny locations and mild climate. Palatinate wines are characterised by a yellow-fruity aroma and lively acidity. From Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir or the autochthonous grape variety Morio-Muskat, Palatinate wines offer a wide selection of individual wine styles and flavours.

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Orange 2022

winestyle-img Fresh & Juicy
Floral
Like a fragrant flower meadow with notes like rose and jasmine blossoms and delicate meadow herbs.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Animating, Juicy
16,50 €
22,00 €/L

Concubine Weiß 2022

winestyle-img Fresh & Juicy
Floral
Like a fragrant flower meadow with notes like rose and jasmine blossoms and delicate meadow herbs.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Juicy, Animating
13,90 €
13,90 €/L
Sold out

Riesling 2022

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Vegetative
Smooth, Elegant
20,90 €
27,87 €/L
Sold out

Morio 2022

winestyle-img Fresh & Juicy
Floral
Like a fragrant flower meadow with notes like rose and jasmine blossoms and delicate meadow herbs.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Aromatic, Structured
18,90 €
25,20 €/L
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Blanc 2021

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Vegetative
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Fine-meshed
19,90 €
26,53 €/L

Concubine Rosé 2022

winestyle-img Fresh & Juicy
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Floral
Like a fragrant flower meadow with notes like rose and jasmine blossoms and delicate meadow herbs.
Juicy, Animating
13,90 €
13,90 €/L
Sold out

Riesling 2022

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Vegetative
Elegant, Juicy
20,90 €
27,87 €/L

Onion Paradise 2021 feat. Lukas Hammelmann

winestyle-img Fresh & Juicy
Floral
Like a fragrant flower meadow with notes like rose and jasmine blossoms and delicate meadow herbs.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Vegetative
Fine-meshed, Complex
22,00 €
29,33 €/L

Clo du Paradis 2021 Riesling feat. Seckinger

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Elegant, Fine-meshed
35,00 €
46,67 €/L

Sylvaner 2022

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Vegetative
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Lively, Complex
20,90 €
27,87 €/L

Gewürztraminer 2022

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Floral
Like a fragrant flower meadow with notes like rose and jasmine blossoms and delicate meadow herbs.
Aromatic
18,90 €
25,20 €/L

History of viticulture in the Palatinate

The history of viticulture in the Palatinate dates back to Roman times, when the Romans introduced viticulture to the region. In the Middle Ages, viticulture was continued by monasteries and the nobility, and the region experienced a boom in the 19th century. In recent decades, the wine industry in the Palatinate has continued to develop and modernize, resulting in higher quality wines. The Palatinate has undergone a strong development in recent times, both in terms of the quantity of wine produced and the quality achieved. It has become one of the most important German wine regions and more and more awards and ratings are being won by renowned wine critics and experts for Palatinate wines.

Climate and soil conditions in the Palatinate

The warm climate in the Palatinate is characterized by Atlantic influences and has mild winters and warm summer temperatures, with many hours of sunshine. The soil consists of sand, loess, loamy earth and limestone, which in combination provide good drainage and nutrients for the vines. These soil and climate conditions make it possible to grow a wide range of grape varieties.

The wine-growing region, which lies to the south of Rheinhessen, is known for its sunny locations and mild climate. In fact, the Palatinate receives an average of 1800 hours of sunshine a year, so according to advertising claims, it has an almost Mediterranean climate.

The Palatinate wines are known for their fruitiness and elegance. Red wines such as Pinot Noir and Dornfelder are generally very fruity, with few tannins and low acidity. White wines such as Riesling and Pinot Gris usually have a characteristically high acidity and a pronounced mineral note.

Which grape varieties are grown in the Palatinate?

In the Palatinate, a total of 78 white and 53 red grape varieties are cultivated by around 3,600 wineries - mainly Riesling, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Muscat and Scheurebe. At the Lingenfelder winery you can even find the rare Morio-Muskat, a natural cross between Muscat and Silvaner. Georg Lingenfelder produces one of the best Morio-Muskat wines in the region. The Palatinate is basically cultivated in 25 large vineyards and 325 individual vineyards.

The Palatinate Riesling is characterized by yellow-fruity notes and a lively acidity. In the south of the Palatinate, the Southern Wine Route, the strength in winegrowing lies in Burgundy. Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir and also Pinot Gris thrive particularly well in this part of the Palatinate on the deep, nutrient-rich loam and loess soils.

Typical characteristics and properties of wines from the Palatinate

Pfalz wines are generally fruity and elegant, with a good balance between acidity and tannins. Red wines such as Pinot Noir and Dornfelder are generally very fruity, with few tannins and low acidity. White wines such as Riesling and Pinot Gris usually have a characteristically high acidity and a pronounced mineral note. Palatinate wines are known for their fruitiness and elegance.

Palatinate wine region in figures

The Palatinate is the second largest wine-growing region with around 228 km² and one of the largest and most productive wine regions in Germany. The region produces around 3.5 million hectoliters of wine every year. In terms of ratings, the wines from the Palatinate have recently received more and more awards and ratings from renowned wine critics, which has established the region and its wines as one of the best German wine regions.

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