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Single location in the municipality Dorsheim in the German growing area Near, It was first mentioned in documents in 1756 under the name "Am Loch", today's name with the addition "Gold" was introduced only in 1819. The underlying Flurname can be interpreted in triplicate: 1. At this point, allegedly or really gold was found; 2. an ironic name for the mining of ore in the Dorsheim mountain (gold sought and copper ore found); 3. the winemakers earned with the wines from this excellent location a lot of gold (money). The gold hole closes directly to the single layer Dorsheimer Pittermännchen on. The exactly south-oriented and partly very steep terraced Vineyards 210 to 290 meters above sea level with 45 to 55% slope cover 10.5 hectares of vineyards on the north side of the Trollbachtal. The soil consists of stony-grusigem Gehängelehm on rocky conglomerates of the Permian with a thin layer of clay and a high content of pebbles. Here is only the variety Riesling cultured. For example, the vineyards have a share in the situation Joh. Bapt. shepherd. Kruger-Rumpf. Pieroth. Schlossgut Diel and Schömehl,


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