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Geisberg

One of the locations classified as Grand Cru in Alsace (Haut-Rhin) within the appellation Alsace Grand Cru, The terraced Vineyards cover almost nine hectares of vineyards on stony limestone-clay soil in the municipality of Ribeauvillé. The name is probably derived from the stony ground, since "Geis" means "stony slope" in Old German. The one from here Riesling was documentarily documented as early as 1308. Other varieties are Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris , Well-known producers are Robert Faller, André Kientzler and Trimbach (Trimbach uses the grapes for cuvées and does not lead the situation Label on).

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