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The winery is located in Assmannshausen in the German wine-growing region of Rheingau. The winery is rich in tradition and has a history of over 200 years. Today it is owned by the Wegeler-Drieseberg family. Dr. Tom Drieseberg is the managing director and Michael Burgdorf is the estate manager. The vineyards cover more than five hectares. The Höllenberg (VDP.GROSSE LAGE) and Frankenthal (VDP.Erste Lage) sites as well as Hinterkirch (all in Assmannshausen) are partly planted with 50-year-old Pinot Noir vines from Burgundy. In the Schönhell vineyard (Hallgarten), Pinot Blanc is cultivated, and in the Schlossberg vineyard (Lorch), old stocks of Riesling are cultivated (both VDP.GROSSE LAGE). The wines are vinified in a 60-metre-long natural rock cellar with almost 100% humidity. Riesling and Pinot Noir Blanc de Noirs are fermented in steel without exception. The Pinot Blanc ferments and matures in new piece barrels made of local oak. The red wines are predominantly matured in 300 litre barriques and are only bottled after two years of barrel ageing. The Pinot Noirs from the Höllenberg are brought to market after three years of bottle ageing, the Icon wine JUWEL only after four years. The winery is a member of the VDP (Association of German Prädikat Wine Estates).

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