WEINGUT JÜRGEN LEINER is a winery in Germany’s Pfalz region.

OWNER Sven Leiner.

VINEYARDS Bereich Südliche Weinstraße. 13.5 hectares (33 acres).

BIODYNAMICS Make all their own preps. Serious composting.

CERTIFICATION 2003 Bio sans papiers. 2005 Biodynamic practices begin with advice from Dr Andrew Lorand. 2008 First vintage with full Demeter certification. 2017 Still certified Biodynamic by Demeter.

WHITE WINES

GRAUER BURGUNDER TROCKEN 2007 Screwcap. Earthy, bit of residual, bit neutral, clean, light on 24 April 2008 at the Südpfalzconnexion tasting, in the Weinhandlung am Kleinen Platz, Landau. €6.20 retail from the winery in 2008.

RED WINES

SPÄTBURGUNDER TROCKEN RESERVE 2005 Lightish ruby, some wild Pinot Noir fruit on the nose, earthy, bit dry from ageing in newly purchased Stockinger oak vats at the Südpfalzconnexion tasting, in the Weinhandlung am Kleinen Platz, Landau.

CONTACT Weingut Jürgen Leiner, Arzheimer Strasse 14, D-76831 Ilbesheim, Germany / Tel +49 (0)6341.30621 / www.weingut-leiner.de