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Aulerde

Single location in the municipality Westhofen (area Wonnegau) in the German growing area Rheinhessen, A first documentary mention took place already in the year 1380. Johann Philipp Bronner (1792-1864) described in his published in 1834 work "The viticulture in the province Rheinhessen, in the Nahethal and Moselthal" together with the situation parish The location at that time called "Auler" as the two best Westhofen vineyards. The centerpiece is the four-hectare area on old land maps next to the "Upper Aulerde" and the "Lower Auler" as "The Aulerde". Only about 20 acres of the great location are considered privileged. The oriented to the south-southeast vineyards in 100 to 200 meters above sea level with up to 10% slope today include 96 hectares of vineyards. Hills to the west and north provide protection against cold winds. The soils consist of meter-high loess layers with hanging clay clay with clay and gravel sand in the subsurface. Here mainly the varieties Riesling, Dornfelder and Silvaner are grown. Shares have, for example, the wineries Erbeldinger. Horny Helmut. Grosse Friedrich. Hirschhof. Knobloch Klaus. Sander. Schwahn-Fehlinger. Winter Stefan and Wittmann Philipp,

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