Benzinger Pinot Noir 2021


Benzinger Pinot Noir 2021, made in Pfalz, Germany, is a beautifully crafted wine offering vibrant aromas of red berries such as cherry and raspberry, with subtle hints of earth, spice, and floral notes. On the palate, it is elegant and balanced, featuring smooth tannins and a refreshing acidity that makes it a versatile wine for food pairings.

Dry/Sweet:, Dry
Wine Type:, Red
Wine Style:, Light Body
Grapes:, Pinot Noir
Farming:, Organic
Vintage:, 2021
Alcohol:, 12.5%
Country:, Germany
Region:, Pfalz
Appellation:, NA
Bottle Size:, 750ml
Sugar level:, Low Sugar, Zero Added Sugar

Food Pairing Ideas:

Roast duck with cherry sauce.


Producer profile


Located in the northern Palatinate region, this family-owned winery is a proud member of ECOVIN, the Federal Association for Ecological Viticulture e.V., Germany's largest association specializing in organic viticulture. With a focus on organic practices, the winery has been dedicated to organic wine-making for over a decade. Covering 13 hectares, the winery produces a diverse range of white and red wines made from organically grown grapes. These wines are characterized by their natural production methods, including spontaneous fermentation, minimal use of sulfites, and a commitment to hand harvesting and non-filtered processes. The wines adhere to EU Organic Regulations and bear the German BIO-Siegel and, certifying their organic and vegan status.

Wine region

Pfalz, Germany

Pfalz, also known as the Palatinate, is one of Germany's largest wine regions in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It stretches from the south of Worms to the French border, nestled between the Rhine River and the Palatinate Forest, extending into the low-lying Haardt Mountains. This geographical setup creates a unique microclimate, making Pfalz one of Germany's warmest and driest wine regions.

Pfalz has a long and rich history in viticulture, dating back to Roman times. The region covers approximately 23,500 hectares of vineyards, making it the second-largest wine-producing area in Germany after Rheinhessen. The diverse soils, ranging from loam and loess to chalk and sandstone, contribute to the unique characteristics of the wines produced here.

The region is renowned for its Riesling, which accounts for about a quarter of the vineyard area. Riesling from Pfalz is known for its richness and ripeness, producing fuller-bodied wines compared to cooler regions like Mosel. Other notable white grape varieties include Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Gris (Grauburgunder), Pinot Blanc (Weißburgunder), and Chardonnay.

Pfalz is also significant for red wine production, Germany's largest region. Dornfelder, a popular red grape variety, is widely grown here along with Pinot Noir (Spätburgunder), Portugieser, and other varieties. The red wines are known for their deep color and complexity, often undergoing malolactic fermentation and aging in oak barrels.

The Deutsche Weinstraße, or German Wine Route, runs through the heart of the Pfalz wine region, attracting many tourists yearly. Established in 1935, this route connects numerous wine towns and offers a scenic journey through vineyards and picturesque villages.

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2) Consolidate the returned package with your next order: this option is free of charge and it's the most popular option.

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Natural wine is a type of wine made in small batches from hand-harvested organic or biodynamic grapes with minimal intervention in the cellar.
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What is Biodynamics?

Biodynamic wine is wine made with grapes farmed biodynamically. Biodynamic farming is a holistic approach to farming.
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What is organic wine?

Organic wine is made with grapes farmed organically. Organic farming is a type of farming alternative to conventional farming.
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What is vegan wine?

Vegan wine is wine made without using animal products during the fining phase of the clarification process. Before wine is bottled it is usually clarified.