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Cock (single layer Germany)

Single location in the community Bacharach near the Loreley in the German growing area middle Rhine, The name probably derives from "Hain", which means a hedge or a forest parcel describes. The second version is the origin of the former monastery Hane, which once owned the vineyard. The oriented south and south-southeast vineyard in 90 to 200 meters above sea level with 55 to 65% slope covers nearly six hectares of vineyards, which extend directly on the banks of the Rhine in a side valley. The heat-storing floors are made of dark, weathered Devonian slate with a high proportion of rock. Under the vineyard, roofing slate was mined until 1936. Due to the low Water storage capacity is an artificial one irrigation (Droplet irrigation) required.

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