"AS ELECTION RULERS, WE MUST OF COURSE RECOMMEND THE GUTEDEL TO EVERYONE!"
MARTIN MÄNNER ABOUT HIS WINES AND HIS VINEYARD BLANKENHORN IN SCHLIENGEN
Basler Straße 2
Office Hours1.Oktober bis 30. April Mo bis Fr von 9-12 und 14-17 Uhr Mi Nachmittag geschlossen 2. Mai bis 30. September Mo bis Fr von 9-12 und 14-18 Uhr Mi Nachmittag geschlossen Sa von 10-13 Uhr
28% Spätburgunder, 27% Gutedel, 10% Weissburgunder, 11 % Grauburgunder sowie Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Müller-Thurgau
VDP: What is so special about your winery?
Martin Männer: We are a young winery, but with a long tradition! It is certainly not everyday that a lawyer and an oenologist have turned their passion and passion for wine into a dream job. Our winery was founded in 1847 and is located in the centre of the village. After the reconstruction, which is currently in progress, the new winery building will be directly connected underground with the historic 17th century cross vaulted cellar.
VDP: What is your winery philosophy?
Martin Männer: We want to give the wines the time they need before they come onto the market. This means: a long expansion phase and long storage in the bottle. We work as close to nature as possible and are certified as a sustainable winery according to the guidelines of Fair'n green.
VDP: What wine style do you aim for?
Martin Männer: We appreciate elegant wines!
"WE GO BACK TO THE BIG WOODEN BARRELS WITH A LOT OF WINE - FROM 700 TO 3,000 LITRES." “
VDP: Do you have a favorite type of cancer?
Martin Männer: One favourite variety is not enough! It always depends on the occasion and the situation. A cool glass of Gutedel on a summer evening, a nice sip of Spätburgunder on a tiled stove or a glass of Chardonnay with a good meal. Just the way it suits you, the way you like it.
VDP: Which of your wines would you recommend to someone who does not yet know your winery - as an introduction, so to speak?
Martin Männer: As election mark graves we have to recommend the Gutedel to everyone of course.
VDP: Which wine are you particularly proud of?
Martin Männer: Actually, to all those who were made by us. But at the moment the 2016 SONNENSTÜCK Chardonnay GG is very high in my favor.
VDP: Do you have role models?
Martin Männer: My partner taught me how to make wine. The models are Bernhard Huber, Aubert de Villaine, Leo Hillinger or Florence and Daniel Cathiard.
VDP: What are your next goals?
Martin Männer: To successfully complete the conversion and bring the best from the vineyards into the bottle every year.
VDP: How do you combine tradition and innovation?
Martin Männer: On the one hand, we want to combine tradition and innovation through architecture, and on the other hand through wine production. We return with many wines to the large wooden barrels of 700 to 3,000 litres and give the wines exactly the time they need to mature.