This large family-run wine estate can look back on a long tradition. In fact, its origins can be traced back to the year 1604.
The Rappenhof estate is a member of the VDP and the Barrique Forum. The family cultivates a total of 50 hectares. Riesling ist especially important here, with a 40 percent share of the growing area. Red an white burgundy varieties and Chardonnay form a second major category. These varieties together cover 40 percent of the crowing area. In addition, Müller-Thurgau, Silvaner, Scheurebe, Gewürztraminer and Portugieser are also in the assortment.
10 percent of the crowing surface is located on slopes and 50 percent on hillsides.
For years now, barrique processing has been used in the firm's cellar and open fermentation on the skins as well as wooden barrel aging have been practiced in the produktion of red wines.
65 percent of the firm's wines are dry, and 5 percent are semi-dry.
The firm's Sekts, produced from their own base wines, are increasing in importance.
Among the firm's speciality products are wines from older vintages, red and white barrique wines, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay and a marc brandy.
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