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Hendelberg

Single location in the municipality Hallgarten in the German growing area Rheingau, The name is probably derived from "Hindelberg" and does not refer to a chicken, but to a doe (Hinde = doe). It was first mentioned in 1418 in a document. At that time, the archbishop of Mainz, John II of Nassau, allowed the hall gardeners to use the area clear and to plant it with vines for interest-paid wine. The oriented south to southeast vineyards in 180 to 250 meters above sea level with 5 to 18% slope include 23 hectares of vineyards on deep, rocky grizzly slate soils. In the lower part, alluvial soils prevail, considered best games plots in the upper area. Here is mainly the variety Riesling cultured. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Bibo & Runge. Prince Lowenstein. Bold Peter Jakob and Prince Fred,

Single location Hendelberg in the municipality Hallgarten (Rheingau)

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