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Weingut Rainer Sauer

Germany Franconia/Franken Maindreieck

The winery is located in the municipality of Escherndorf (Maindreieck area) in the German Franconian wine region. It was built from 1979 on by Helga and Rainer Sauer. After one year of practical train...
Name: Weingut Rainer Sauer
Address: Address 97332 Escherndorf, Germany
Growing area: Franconia/Franken
Area: Maindreieck
Vineyard: 15 ha
Owner: Rainer und Helga Sauer
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Associations: VDP & Frank und Frei
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Producer of premium wines, which regularly include even in international comparison among the best of its kind. Mediocre wines are rare, real weaknesses there is hardly ever. Arise even in difficult years here regularly superior qualities.
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0.75 L
2016 Escherndorf Lump Weißburgunder dry VDP.Erste Lage
87 WP - Very good
14.00 €
Editor note: Clear, polished nose, citrus and pomaceous fruit aromas, elegant vegetal, herbaceous and mineral not...
0.75 L
2018 Escherndorf Lump Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese) VDP.Erste Lage
90 WP - Excellent
15.00 €
Editor note: Firm, cool nose, light vegetal notes, citrus and peach aromas, mineral notes. Firm, sweet, juicy fru...
0.75 L
2018 Escherndorf Am Lumpen 1655 Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
89 WP - Very good
29.00 €
Editor note: Cool nose, delicate floral and herbaceous notes, citrus and stone fruit aromas, yeasty and ethereal...
0.75 L
2018 Escherndorf Lump Riesling VDP.Erste Lage dry
87 WP - Very good
13.00 €
Editor note: Light vegetal and earthy notes on the nose, delicate hint of mushrooms, light yellow fruit, mineral...
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0.75 L
2018 Silvaner dry "AB OVO"
93 WP - Excellent
23.00 €
Editor note: Firm, deep, tart nose, elegant vegetal aromas, light yeasty notes, delicate hint of melon, nutty not...
0.75 L
2018 Escherndorf Am Lumpen 1655 Silvaner Grosses Gewächs dry
91 WP - Excellent
29.00 €
Editor note: Light yeasty, nutty and floral traces on the nose, restrained yellow fruit aromas, hint of butter, p...

The winery is located in the municipality of Escherndorf (Maindreieck area) in the German Franconian wine region. It was built from 1979 on by Helga and Rainer Sauer. After one year of practical training in California and studies in Geisenheim, Daniel Sauer (son), graduate oenologist, is responsible for the cellar. The vineyards comprise 15 hectares of vineyards in the individual locations Fürstenberg and Lump (Escherndorf) as well as Sonnenberg (Untereisenheim). They are planted with the white wine varieties Silvaner (60% of the area), Müller-Thurgau (20%), Riesling, Traminer, Kerner andPinot Blanc, as well as the red wine varietiesPinot Noir, Domina and Blauer Portugieser. A part of the area (4 ha) is cultivated biodynamically.

Only physiologically ripe and healthy grapes are processed by selective hand harvesting. Botrytised berries are completely sorted out for the dry aged wines. In order to preserve the typical character of the variety, the processing is carried out very gently without pumping. The wines are stored on the for a long time. Depending on the type of wine, the wines mature in stainless steel, in large wooden barrels or in concrete. The wines are marketed according to the four-stage VDP classification model. The great wines receive the designation "Escherndorf am Lumpen 1655". As a speciality, the Silvaner "ab ovo" is aged in a 900-litre concrete plant. Another premium wine is the Silvaner "L". About 135,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of the VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and Frank & Frei.

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