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Today the Bernhard Huber Winery is one of the best-known wineries in Baden, Malterdingen, Germany. Julian Huber took over the management of the winery together with his mother Barbara a few years ago at the age of 24. With their tireless commitment, courage and determination, they continue the philosophy of Bernhard Huber impressively.
Baden is a land of Burgundy and so it is not surprising that the Huber Winery consists mainly of Burgundy varieties. The history of winegrowing in Malterdingen goes back to Cistercian monks who owned land in Malterdingen and ran a farm. The plot where the Huber Winery is located is still called Mönchhofmatten.
Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Chardonnay. These are the main grape varieties in the approx. 30 hectare Bernhard Huber vineyard estate where Pinot Noir plays a very important role in the estate. These include the top vineyards such as Malterdinger Bienenberg, Hecklinger Schloßberg, Sommerhalde or Wildenstein.
Like his father, Julian Huber places great importance to tradition and quality. The amount of grapes on the vine is kept low. As a result, the strength of the vine flows into fewer grapes. The juice of the grapes is therefore concentrated and full-bodied. The red wines and Pinot Noir are then fermented traditionally and matured in small and large oak barrels. This makes the Pinot Noir multi-layered with the tannins and fruit aromas forming an harmonious taste. The wines become complex and it also acquire a depth of taste. The Bernhard Huber Winery also takes its time with white wines.
The “Gault Millau Wine Guide 2010” describes the Pinot Noir Wildenstein as one of the best Pinot Noir ever produced in Germany. The Chardonnay,Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir have proven that they can stand up to international comparison and so when they are pursuing its goal of continuing to produce fantastic wines with a lot of heart and soul! Julian Huber has managed to stay true to tradition and yet develop his own style.