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Geisenheim Rothenberg

See below Rothenberg,

In addition to the four described in detail below there are in Germany individual layers of this name in the wine-growing communities Burg Layen (Nahe) and Gau-Algesheim (Rheinhessen). The name derives either from the reddish colored soil or the soil type Permian or from "clearing mountain" ( deforested Mountain).

Geisenheim - Rheingau

The stone cross at the head of the vineyard was built in 1808 by the Imperial Count Friedrich von Ingelheim and bears the inscription: According to ancient legends, the wind once drove a mill, where now these vines are . This indicates that once stood a windmill. The south-facing vineyards in 100 to 130 meters above sea level with up to 40% slope cover 20 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of coarse weathering rock with slate deposits over Taunusquarzit and are crossed by the oxidized clay (iron oxide). You own good Water storage capacity, Here is especially Riesling cultivated. Shares have, for example, the wineries Erbslöh. Geheimrat J. Wegeler ErbenPrivy Councilor J. Wegeler...

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