Wine specialist Höfferle
The family company Höfferle has been selling South American wines and specialties in Germany for over 40 years. Alicia and Juan laid the foundations for importing and selling the products in the mid-1970s, when they began to bring Argentine tradition to Hamburg and all of Europe.
Wine from South America
The focus of the work of Höfferle is on wine imports from Argentina, Chile, Brazil and Mexico. The two of them attach great importance to family-run wineries and excellent product quality and convince themselves of the wine quality directly in the bodegas and select the best wines for import. The wines are bottled on site and are characterized by their fruitiness and full-bodiedness as well as their full body. Some of the wines are also aged in wooden barrels.
The wine importer Höfferle works with a large number of wineries in South America.
- Bodega Chakana in the Mendoza region: The production is strictly regulated according to the star calendar, harvest selection criteria and the right time are based on their relationship to the positions of the sun, moon and stars.
- Bodega Chanarmuyo at the foot of the Paiman mountain range. The altitude and dry weather create a microclimate that combines hot days and cold nights in summer with frequent snowfall in winter. This wide temperature range makes it ideal for growing noble grapes, which will find their expression in the wines of this wonderful terroir; a land that preserves the memory of the ancient indigenous people, the Diaguitas.
- Estancia Mendoza. The wines are light, fruity and mild, which confirms the great presence in Argentina and the world. Mild / semi-dry wines that are in international trend come here.
- Las Leñas: a traditional winery with wine with a very good price-enjoyment ratio that brings joy to everyone. These are wines that the wine importer always likes to enjoy.
- Luis Seccondo Curreas in Medonza: The cellar master of the winery presses wines of the highest quality and authenticity with his distinctive know-how. He knows how to interpret the various factors such as soils, climate, age of the vineyards and tradition in such a way that wines with expression, character and noble finesse are created.
- Malma in Patagonia: The grapes are picked by hand and the berries are selected. The winery is equipped with the latest technology for the production of high quality wines, maceration and fermentation take place in stainless steel tanks. After a short aging in oak barrels, an elegant and harmonious wine is created: fresh, fruity, representative of the wines of the Patagonia region.
- Otero Ramos: In the late 1990s he acquired an important winery in Luján de Cuyo, the first wine-growing region in Mendoza, the cradle of the greatest wine in Argentina and the only place in the world that has DOC for Malbec.
Ricardo Santos: Ricardo Santos has shown a lifelong commitment to the Argentine wine tradition, especially to the great Argentine Malbec variety. More than forty years ago, he was the first Argentine winemaker to export to Malbec.
- Septima: The Bodega Séptima was founded in 2001 and is located in Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza province, at the foot of the Andes. Its name comes from the seventh winery of the Spanish family Codorníu-Raventós, which means “seventh”.
- Tapiz: The winery hopes to produce quality wines from the best regions of Mendoza. Only their grapes are used for this, which come from their own vineyards, which are located in first-class locations between 1,100 and 1,350 m above sea level. sleep in. To showcase the diversity of Argentine viticulture, they also built small wineries in Cafayate and Patagonia.
- Trapiche: Trapiche is a subsidiary of the Peñaflor Group, the market leader in Argentina and one of the first wineries to focus on export. The wine is dry with a harmonious residual sweetness. They convince with their properties, their taste and their fruity aroma
- Turkma: The modern infrastructure in the winery is created through the acquisition of various high-quality technologies, stainless steel tanks and oak barrels. The selection of the grapes, the maceration and fermentation in noble tanks and the short-term maturation in oak barrels result in wines with a strong taste, rich fruit and full-bodied wines with individuality and personality.
- Valle Las Nencias: The winery works with great dedication to produce world-famous wines. The focus is on making the ideal and perfect Malbec.
- Ciccitti: At the winery, new ways of wonderfully producing wine are constantly emerging. Through changes in the harvest or planting, new varieties that adhere to a wine style of the family winery should give the wine expression, intensity, typicality, attractiveness in the mouth and subtle finish.
- Las Nubes: The winery has a special altitude: The very special properties of the soil, moisture and hours of sunshine make this place a special place for growing vines at high altitude. The grapes are pampered by the first rays of sunshine of the day and, thanks to the location at the foot of the mountain range, are shaded well before sunset.
- Casas del Bosque: Many years ago, founder Juan Cuneo Solari dreamed of owning his own winery and producing the best quality wines. In his search, he found a place in the Casablanca Valley with a unique soil and climate, which is the best prerequisite for the production of high-quality grapes and thus the basis for high-quality wines.
De Aguirre: In harmony with the agronomist of the winery and the winemaker of the wine cellar, paired with the most modern infrastructure, the unique wine is developed. The grape selection, maceration and fermentation in noble tanks and the brief maturation in oak barrels result in wines with a strong taste, rich fruit and full-bodied wines with individuality and individuality.
- La Cetto: The grapes come from the Guadalupe Valley, San Vicente, San Antonio and Santa Rosa vineyards, which are located in the preferred wine-growing areas of Baja California near the Pacific coast. Despite being so close to the coast, it has a desert climate with little rain, high temperatures during the day and cool nights. These special climatic conditions have a positive effect on the quality of L.A. Cetto.
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