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Pfalz

Germany
Top Subregions: ForstPfalzKallstadt

Region Description

Germany's Pfalz region is located in the south-west of the country, along the Rhine River. It is one of the country's most important wine-producing regions. The history of winemaking in Pfalz dates back to the Roman Empire, when the region was known as the Palatinate. The region has been producing wine for centuries, and it is now the second largest wine-producing regions in Germany, in terms of size.

Beautiful landscape of Pfalz wine region

Grapes & Wine Styles

Pfalz is known for its white wines, which are made from a variety of grapes, including Riesling, Müller-Thurgau, Silvaner, and Gewürztraminer. The whites have long been the most successful, and the reds are becoming more popular. Other varieties planted include Dornfelder, Müller-Thurgau, Portugieser, Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. The style of wines produced in Pfalz are similar to those of neighbouring Alsace, and the region produces both dry and sparkling wines.

Notable Producers

Pfalz is home to some of Germany's most renowned winemakers, including Weingut Dr. Loosen, Weingut von Winning, and Weingut Koehler-Ruprecht.

Fun Fact about Pfalz
The largest event in Pfalz's wine calendar is September's Wurstmarkt which attracts more than 600,000 visitors to Bad Dürkheim each year.

Top Wines from Pfalz

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Schneider Black Print

Schneider

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Schneider Black Print is a blended red wine produced by Schneider Vineyards, in the Pfalz region of Germany. The wine is made from carefully selected Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Dorsa, Merlot, Syrah, and Lemberger grapes grown in the region's sunny valleys. The winemaking process involves cold soaking to extract as much color as possible without harsh tannins. The resulting wine is a complex and rich blend with notes of dark fruit, spice, and a hint of mint. Schneider Black Print is a perfect choice for wine enthusiasts looking for a full-bodied red wine from an origin they may not suspect.
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Reichsrat von Buhl Riesling Sekt Brut

Reichsrat von Buhl

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Reichsrat von Buhl Riesling Sekt Brut is a delightful sparkling wine crafted by the esteemed producer Reichsrat von Buhl. Hailing from Germany, this sparkling wine is made exclusively from Riesling grapes. With meticulous attention to detail, the winery employs traditional methods to create a high-quality Sekt. The Brut style offers a dry and crisp profile, perfectly complementing the vibrant and expressive nature of the Riesling grape. Reichsrat von Buhl Riesling Sekt Brut showcases a fine effervescence, along with refreshing acidity and a lively citrus character. It is a true testament to the producer's commitment to excellence and their ability to craft exceptional sparkling wines that capture the essence of the Riesling grape.
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Villa Wolf Pinot Noir Rosé

Villa Wolf

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Villa Wolf Pinot Noir Rosé is a delightful wine produced by Villa Wolf, a renowned winery in the Pfalz region of Germany. This wine is made from Pinot Noir grapes grown in vineyards with a mix of soils, including sandstone, limestone, and loam. The grapes are carefully harvested and then fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve the delicate fruit flavors. The resulting wine is a beautiful pale pink color with aromas of fresh strawberries and raspberries. On the palate, it is crisp and refreshing with flavors of red berries and a hint of citrus. This wine is perfect for warm weather and pairs well with a variety of foods, making it a versatile choice for any occasion.
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Villa Wolf Pinot Gris

Villa Wolf

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Villa Wolf Pinot Gris is a delightful white wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from a renowned appellation, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in exceptional vineyards. The vineyard features contribute to the wine's distinct character, with its unique terroir lending a touch of elegance to each sip. The winemaking process is carefully executed, resulting in a wine that beautifully balances freshness and complexity. Villa Wolf Pinot Gris is known for its vibrant flavors and aromas, offering a harmonious blend of ripe fruit, subtle floral notes, and a hint of spice. This wine is a perfect choice for those seeking a refined and versatile white wine experience.
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Von Winning Riesling Extra Brut

Von Winning

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Von Winning's Dr. Deinhard Riesling Sekt Extra Brut is a sparkling wine from Pfalz, Deidesheim, Germany, showcasing the expertise of the esteemed Von Winning winery. The grapes are likely sourced from the Pfalz region, known for its diverse soils and favorable climate for Riesling. The winemaking process involves the traditional method (Méthode Traditionnelle) with secondary fermentation in the bottle, followed by extended lees aging, contributing to its refined character. This Extra Brut style indicates a very dry sparkling wine, offering a crisp, lively palate with bright acidity. Expect nuanced flavors of green apple, citrus, and minerality, making it an excellent choice for those who appreciate the purity and elegance of German sparkling Rieslings.
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