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copper mine

Famous single location in the village Schloßböckelheim on the middle Nahe in the great position Burgweg in the German growing area Near, It originated on a former prospecting site, where until the beginning of the 20th century copper was dismantled. In 1914, a trial vineyard of the Prussian state domain (today Gut Hermannsberg) was laid out here in thousands of laborious working hours. The vineyard became with the 1921 Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese World famous, because this wine showed incredible 308 ° Oechsle (about 61 KMW). The mainly south and partly southwest and southeast aligned terraced Vineyards at 140 to 265 meters above sea level with 35 to 65% slope Tilt cover 13 hectares of vineyards.

Single layer copper mine

The soils consist of weathered volcanic rock (porphyry, rhyolite, melaphyr) with a high proportion of fine earth and rock. In dry years, artificial irrigation must be done. Be here Riesling and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Anheuser Paul. Dr. Crusius. Good Hermannsberg. Hehner-Kiltz. Imperial Count von Plettenberg and Schäfer-Fröhlich,

Image: © Gut Hermannsberg

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