Baden - Kraichgau
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Weingut Burg Ravensburg is at home in the idyllic landscape between Karlsruhe, Heidelberg, and Heilbronn known as the Kraichgau. This ambitious ambassador of Kraichgau wine culture lend the Baden region a special note. The pursuit of quality, sustainability, and a responsible approach to nature is the hallmark of the estate. With a combined vineyard area of more than 110 ha (272 acres), they number among Germany’s largest organic wine producers. Burg Ravensburg is member of the VDP (Association of German Prädikat Wine Estates), an organization comprising some of the country’s finest wine producers. Altitude: 190-285 meters/623-935 feet, Slope: up to 35% Burg Ravensburg wines are produced from the grapes of vines rooted in the mineral-rich, warm gypsum marl soils encircling the castle. The estate’s qualitatively outstanding vineyards and favorable topographical profile yield wines full of character that appeal with their fine mineral tones, ripe fruit, and long finish.
First mentioned in a document in 1251, the Burg Ravensburg winery is not only one of the oldest in the world, it is also known for its historic individual vineyards. The Heiler family now is the owner of the winery, following 26 generations of owner families. The vinyards are located on the south-western to south-eastern slopes and have characteristic names such as Riesling HUSARENKAPPE or KAPELLENBERG, Burgundy is known as LÖCHLE and Blaufränkisch as DICKER FRANZ.