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Schnaitmann Lemberger 2011

Schnaitmann Lemberger 750ml 2011    
Sku: 1872276*

Schnaitmann is located in Fellbach, which is located in the Wurttemberg region of Germany. Rainer Schnaitmann follows a 500 year old family tradition of winemaking when in 1997, he launched his own label. Sixty one acres of estate vineyards are planted in the Lammler and Goldberg Vineyards in Fellbach and the Gotzenberg Vineyard in Uhlbach. The soil is comprised of red sandstone, limestone, keuper, marl, loess and clay. Riesling, Pinot Noir, and Lemberger are the main varietals, but Pinot Gris and Sauvignon are also grown. The white grapes are gently crushed, fermented in stainless steel a small percentage is fermented in oak. The red grapes are cold soaked and the wine is vinified with pump overs. After an extended maceration of up to four weeks, the wines matures for 12-18 months in French oak and are bottled unfiltered.

Tasting notes
The wine presents tart cherry and blackberry aromaswith notes of licorice and earth. Textured tannins and minerals merge on the spicy finish.

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Country: Germany
Region: Wurttemberg
Grape Varietal: Lemberger
Type: Still wine
 
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