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Heerkretz

Single location in the communities Neu-Bamberg and Siefersheim (area Bingen ) in the German growing area Rheinhessen, The name refers to the arduous workability of the soil, because "Kretz" is derived from "scratching". The part "army" comes from an old army road in the valley at the foot of the situation. The oriented south and southeast vineyards in 160 to 280 meters above sea level with 20 to 60% slope cover 56 hectares of vineyards. The somewhat different soils due to the size consist of quartz porphyry, Porphyry weathering and solidified sea sand with thick Muschelkalkablagerungen, some fine earth and clay, as well as in the subsurface rock and Rotliegendem, The very rugged vineyard with many boiler layers is well protected from cold east and west winds. At the foot of the location spring springs, which lead to a favorable water balance for the vines. Here are mainly the varieties Riesling. Sylvaner and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ). Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Steitz Christian and Wagner-Stempel,

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