Merlot, St. Laurent, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc
Freinsheim’s vineyards are protected by gentle hills, in a very warm micro-climate. The dry soils contain a lot of sand and gravel, which are excellent heat sources and allow grapes – especially the international red varieties – to mature perfectly.
Buckwheat, radish and clover aerate the soil and attract useful animals. Horse dung fertilizes the soil naturally. We take off leaves selectivly and work with low yields.
Harvest by hand, second sorting and destemming in the winery. After a short maceration the crushed must ferments with wild yeasts. Aged in new and reused French barriques. No fining, no filtration.
Powerful and well balanced, with aromas of dark berries. Often earlier accessible than “Das Kreuz”.