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Harvest Report 2018

Growing Season: After the cool months of February and March, summer already kicked off in April. Due to the good winter moisture, the vineyards could develop magnificently. Especially the old vineyards with deep roots braved the heat.

The fruit set was very positive and due to the dry weather, all grapes were top-healthy until the harvest. The quiet harvest with plenty of time for all necessary selections started as early as never before on 19.9.2018 and ended on 13.10.2018.

The quality ranged from 80 to 228 °Oe and the acid values were between 7.5 g/l and 11 g/l. Healthy grapes for the great dry wines and a great Trockenbeerenauslese from our VDP.GROSSE LAGE DOCTOR are at the top of an exceptional vintage

Must Weight:  80 - 228 °Oe

Acid Content:  7.5 – 11.0 g/l

Duration of Harvest: September 19th - October 13th, 2017

Conclusion: In the end, all well, so you could summarize the year 2018.

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