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brother mountain

Single location in the community Nierstein in the German growing area Rheinhessen, It is part of the so-called "red slope" within the Rhine front, The name goes back to the family of the Haxthäuser farm, whose four brothers shared the property from 1804 to 1835. In the 1970s, under the Land Consolidation the small location in the neighboring Pettenthal rise, but by Peter von Weymarn, then head of the winery Heyl to Herrnsheim, in whose monopoly possession the Brudersberg is located, could be prevented. The south-facing vineyard is located in a tiny side valley of the Red slope in 90 to 160 meters above sea level with 50 to 65% slope. It covers only 1.14 hectares of vines on reddish slate soil (Rotliegendem) and clayey clay with a special microclimate. Here only Riesling is cultivated.

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