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Assmannshausen

The winegrowing community in Hesse is a district of Rüdesheim am Rhein and is one of the German wine-growing region Rheingau, It is located in the west of Rhine limited and belongs to World Heritage the UNESCO "Upper Middle Rhine Valley". The vineyards are over 90% with Pinot Noir, the rest with other reds and something Riesling planted. For this reason, "Assmannshäuser" was also a previously common synonym for Pinot Noir, This makes Assmannhausen probably the most famous red wine community in Germany in this otherwise Riesling-dominated region. The three individual layers Frankenthal, Hinterkirch and Höllenberg are summarized in the Großlage Steil and cover a total of 70 hectares of vineyards on heat-storing phyllite slate. The water-permeable soil and the microclimate are almost perfectly suitable for Pinot Noir. In addition to red wines traditionally many Weißherbste vinified. Well-known producers are Hessian state vineyards (Domain Assmannshausen), Kesseler. King Robert and Crown,

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