Hanewald Schwerdt Reiterpfad Riesling Trocken 2018
The family owned and operated estate Hanewald-Schwerdt was founded in 1955 in Leistadt. Today Thomas Hanewald & Stephan Schwerdt took over the family buisness which was established by their grandfather. The two cousins focus mainly on Riesling and Pinot Noir.The secret of their handcrafted wines is a unique lime-stone reef which dominates all the sites arround Leistadt.
The grapes are picked by hand in two steps. Onlly healthy grapes are used. with some skin contact before pressing in the evening. A wild but temperature controlled fermentation is used to keep the individual-ity and character of the site. Long ferments and contact with the lees.
Region: Pfalz, Germany