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One in Affental in the German growing area to bathe (Ortenau area) produced red wine. Planted as early as 1250 Cistercian of the Baden-Baden-Lichtental monastery. A pilgrimage chapel visited by many pilgrims stood near the vineyard. In reference to the "Ave Maria" the valley was popularly called "Ave Valley". From this the today's name Affental developed. In the past, a red wine was traditionally made here Blue work (Pinot Noir clone), today blue Pinot Noir is used ( Pinot Noir ). However, the wine has nothing to do with the grape variety that presumably comes from here Affenthaler to do.

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