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Weingut Fitz-Ritter

Germany Pfalz Mittelhaardt/Deutsche Weinstraße

Weingut Fitz-Ritter
The winery is located in the community of Bad Dürkheim (area Mittelhaardt-Deutsche Weinstraße) in the German wine-growing region Pfalz. The classicistic manor house was built in 1785 and is under monu...
Name: Weingut Fitz-Ritter
Foundation year: 1785
Address: Address 67098 Bad Dürkheim, Germany
Growing area: Pfalz
Vineyard: 25 ha
Owner: Johann Fitz
Manager: Aussenbetrieb: Achim Eberle
Wine Maker: Achim Eberle, Max Fisch
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Social Media:
Associations: VDP & Ecovin
Work time:
Mo-Fr: 09.00-18:00 Sa&Su: 11:00-17:00
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The wines keep constant high level and are usually the best in their respective category in the area. Weaknesses, there is little, but can occur in difficult vintages. However, this must be balanced in good years with particularly compelling assortments so that an operation can hold the status. In most cases you can blindly buy.
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0.75 L
2018 Dürkheim Abtsfronhof Riesling VDP.Erste Lage dry
88 WP - Very good
13.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Etwas getrocknet-pflanzlicher und -floraler, auch leicht phenolischer und mineralischer Duft mit gel...
0.75 L
2019 Dürkheim VDP.Ortswein dry "Sommercuvée"
85 WP - Very good
9.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Kühle pflanzliche Nase mit hellen Kernobst- und Zitrusaromen sowie zart hefigen Nuancen. Recht gesch...
0.75 L
2018 Brut "Platinum Cuveé"
82 WP - Good
18.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Hefiger und deutlich pflanzlicher Duft mit hellen Zitrus- und Apfelnoten. Schlanke, helle Frucht, de...
0.75 L
2018 Pinot Noir Brut Rosé
86 WP - Very good
18.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Hefiger, nussiger und zart floraler Duft mit Kernobstnoten und rotbeerigen Aromen. Klare, eher herbe...
0.75 L
2012 dry "Revoluzzer"
87 WP - Very good
20.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Etwas entwickelter, leicht angetrocknet-vegetabiler Duft nach roten dun schwarzen Beeren mit Paprika...
0.75 L
2018 Dürkheim Spielberg Chardonnay VDP.Erste Lage dry
87 WP - Very good
14.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Kühle, hefige und leicht rauchige, etwas pflanzliche Nase mit hellen gelbfruchtigen Aromen, etwas Ho...

The winery is located in the community of Bad Dürkheim (area Mittelhaardt-Deutsche Weinstraße) in the German wine-growing region Palatinate. The classicistic manor house was built in 1785 and is under monumental protection. Since then the estate has always been owned by the family and is now managed by Johann Fitz in the ninth generation. The winery regularly organises classical concerts, art exhibitions and wine festivals. The vineyards cover 21 hectares in the individual locations Abtsfronhof, Fuchsmantel, Hochbenn, Michelsberg, Rittergarten and Spielberg (Bad Dürkheim), as well as Herrenberg (Ungstein). They are planted with the white wine varieties Riesling (50%), Gewürztraminer,Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay andPinot Gris, as well as the red wine varieties Blauer Portugieser,Pinot Noir, Dornfelder and Cabernet Dorsa.

About 70% of the wines are dry, 15% semi-dry and 15% sweet or . After gentle pressing and slow fermentation, the wines mature in stainless steel or wooden barrels, depending on their character. The best red wines mature for 18 to 24 months in French from Allier. The best dry white wines are marketed as Grosses Gewächs. Noble sweet tips are provided with a label from 1860. This won first prize in a competition organised by the DLG. The house also houses the oldest sparkling wine cellar in Rhineland-Palatinate. It was founded in 1837 by an ancestor. The winery is a member of the VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and the Forum Pfalz.

Awards of wine competitions

Year Name Wine Award
2016 Gewurtztraminer du monde Dürkheim Gewürztraminer Trocken VDP Ortswein, 2015 GOLD
Weingut Fitz-Ritter Region: Germany Pfalz Mittelhaardt/Deutsche Weinstraße
One of the best producers of the region
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