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Single location in the municipality Escherndorf (area Maindreieck) in the German growing area Franconia, In 1688 the location "Am Rags" was less than one hectare in size, the present size was by supplement of the three layers of mountain climbing, Katzensteig and Oelgrube in 1912 as well as further changes in the Land Consolidation Reached in 1970. The name most likely goes back to the miserable appearance of this lingering hillside after heavy downpours. The southeast to south-southwest to the Main steep vineyards 190 to 270 meters above sea level with 40 to 75% slope slope in a wide arc around the municipality Escherndorf around. They cover 37 hectares of vineyards on shell limestone soils with deposits of Lettenkeuper and Lösslehmschichten in the western part.

Single layer Lump - Escherndorf (Franconia)

Part of the situation slowly but surely slips towards the valley. The reason for this can be found in the 1960s, as part of the Land Consolidation a valley of the steep layer was filled in a non-optimal way. The boiler protects the vines in winter from cold north and east winds and captures the sun's rays like a concave mirror in summer and autumn. Mainly here are the two varieties Sylvaner and Riesling, and on a smaller scale Scheurebe. Rieslaner and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ). The Escherndorfer Lump is counted by many experts as one of the best Silvanerlagen in the world. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Blink Michael. Brown Heinz. Brown Waldemar. focal spot. Erhard Walter. Cheerful Clemens. Cheerful Michael. Juliusspital. Sauer Horst. Sauer Rainer. Schaffer Egon. Winery Am Lump and To the swan,

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