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Gräfenberg (single location Rheingau Germany)

Single location in the municipality Kiedrich in the German growing area Rheingau, It was at the end of the 12th century at that time still under the name "Mons Rhingravi" (Mountain of the Rheingrafen) mentioned. In the years 1258 and 1259 the name "Grevenberg" appeared. A Riesling selection of the legendary vintage 1893 of the winery Because Robert was delivered to numerous imperial and royal houses. The southwest-facing vineyard is a spur of the Taunusgebirge. The 40 to 60% steep vineyards between 120 and 180 meters above sea level cover nearly 11 hectares on medium to deep, stony-gruffy Phyllit soils with loess and clay proportions. The soil structure allows a deep root system of the vines and provides a very good Water storage capacity, Here is the majority of the variety Riesling cultivated, which is also called Gräfenberger in this area. This regularly produces high prizes such as Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswein vinified. Shares in the situation have the wineries Because Robert, Krams Winfried and memory Schuth.

Single location Gräfenberg in the municipality Kiedrich in the Rheingau
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