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Single location in the municipality Rauenthal in the German growing area Rheingau, The name derives from the location in the bend of the Rauenthaler mountain to Sulzbach (from the Old High German bougen = bend). It is the heart of the Rauenthaler mountain on the southern slope of the Taunusgebirge with the two other locations located here Nonnenberg and Rothenberg, The southward and slightly rotating to the southwest aligned vineyard in 150 to 210 meters above sea level with up to 20% slope covers 15 hectares of vineyards. The medium to deep, largely lime-free soils consist of weathered slate (phyllite), quartzites and loess loam. The location benefits during the day from an optimal exposition (Sunlight) with fresh air cooling from the nearby Taunus forests at night. By several water veins there is also a good one water supply, Here is mainly the variety Riesling cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Baron Langwerth von Simmern. Hessian state vineyards. Laquai Paul and Castle Schönborn,

Single layer Baiken in the municipality Rauenthal in the Rheingau
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