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Walldorf-Pfaffenhof

The winery is located in the municipality of Saulheim (Nierstein area) in the German wine-growing region of Rheinhessen. It was founded in 1896 by Jakob Walldorf. Today, it is managed by Hans-Jürgen Dexheimer and Kerstin Walldorf-Dexheimer, the fourth generation of the family. The vineyards cover 18 hectares of vineyards in the single vineyard sites Haubenberg, Hölle and Probstey (Saulheim), Geiersberg and Goldstückchen (Armsheim), as well as Kachelberg (Ensheim). They are planted with the white wine varieties Riesling, Kerner, Müller-Thurgau, Silvaner, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Scheurebe, Huxelrebe, Morio-Muskat and Ortega, as well as with the red wine varieties Portugieser, Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Schwarzriesling, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The cultivation takes place according to the philosophy of the house "by appreciation of the natural conditions" with cover crop the vine slopes and gentle vine care. The average yield in recent years has been 65 to 80 hectolitres/hectare

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