In the late 1970th Wolfgang Hehle married Hella Cossmann and took over the 400 years old family-business from his father-in-law. He made major changements from quantity to quality. In the late 1980th he bought his first barrique-barrel for the Pinot Noir. There is no doubt that the Deutzerhof nowadays belong to the leading redwine producers of Germany. Wolfgang and Hella Hehle own 9 ha. 60% is Pinot Noir. They also grow Rhine Riesling, Dornfelder, Frühburgunder (an extraordenary brother of the Pinot Noir) and the only Chardonnay availble in the valley of the river Ahr. Their best sites are the Mayschosser Mönchberg and the Altenahrer Eck, both very steep and facing a whole day sun. The terroir is slate and the climat is said to be comparable to burgendy. The most famous Pinot Noirs are Caspar C. and Mayschosser Mönchberg.
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