Markus Schneider Vineyard from Ellerstadt in Germany

Winegrower and Winemaker Markus Schneider, always knew exactly what he wanted. As a teenager, he was clear: wine, this is it! Since it was fortunate that his father, who had turned in the Ellerstadt fruit, grapes used to have delivered to the cooperative. And there were vineyards in Ellerstadt enough – now there are 35 acres of stately. Is especially proud of his cutter up to 80 years old Portuguese-vines that sometimes deliver their best reds, deep red, juicy with a creamy chocolate powerhouses note.

Red wines such as the origin, black print, old vines, stone set or single pieces are often blends that are unique in the Palatinate. Thus the origin of a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Portuguese. The Black Print is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and St. Laurent. The old vines is vinified to one hundred percent of Portuguese. But the whites are too far from contemptible. Personality have at least the most significant wines with the “simple” are brave. The whites are thick and clear on the bottle. Thus, the Riesling church piece is almost legendary. But the Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc are wonderful wines. Sauvignon Blanc Markus Schneider was even the best Sauvignon Blanc in Germany (2006) was chosen.

The red wines from Weingut Markus Schneider The Reds have a lot of character. Thus writes the Neue Zürcher Sunday newspaper: “Schneider is a gifted, sensitive Assembleur. Despite international varieties, the fiery, intense wines appear but not homeless. With an “ironic wink” he is the “origin” or a dash of Portuguese as the “stone block” a noticeable pinch of Saint-Laurent and grounded in the wine long term. ”

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