100 Hügel ( 1oo hills) comes from organically cultivated vineyards from winegrowers neighbor friends in the southern Rheinhessen. The grapes are harvested with great care and subsequently fermented in their cellar.
Alcohol Grade: 12%
Aging/ Vinification: The harvest is done manually and completely destemmed. The grapes undergo a short skin maceration before fermentation with native yeast in stainless steel tanks.
Best to have it: 5-8ºC
Size: 750 ml
The Winery: Weingut Wittmann
Philipp Wittmann is the driving force behind the success of his family’s estate, and is a former winner of the Gault Millau Winemaker of the Year award.
Philipp’s family have been winegrowers in the Rheinhessen market town of Westhofen since the mid-1600s. His father Günter put the estate on an organic footing, and it’s been a member of organic farmers’ association Naturland since 1990. Philipp moved towards biodynamic farming and gained official certification in 2004.