Dr. Karl Heyden founded the estate in 1999 with his wife, Anita and their two sons, Frank and Harry. Frank completed his studies at the famous Geisenheim viticultural institute and is quickly gaining notoriety among young talented German winemakers. Ready for a surprising statistic? By acreage planted to pinot noir, Germany ranks third behind only France and the United States! This is classic Germany pinot noir, with flavors of red cherry, healthy dirt, forest floor, and a tart, slightly bitter green note. Pairs with mushroom risotto, salmon on the grill or a lobster roll!