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Imperial Count von Plettenberg

The origin goes back to the family Puricelli, who here already in the middle of the 15th century, among other things viticulture operated. In 1911, Friedrich Christian Reichsgraf von Plettenberg (1882-1972) married Elisabeth Puricelli. This built from 1912, the winery of his wife to a model farm and is considered one of the most important wine pioneers on the Nahe. Until 1933 he was chairman of the Prussian Viticulture Association, after 1945 co-founder of the farmers and winegrowers association to Nahe and Glan and its chairman from 1947 to 1953. During this time he was also a board member of the DWV (German viticulture association). The vineyards cover 35 hectares of vineyards in the single layers rocky heads, Pastorei and Vogelsang (Bretzenheim), Brückes, Forest, Hinkelstein, Hofgarten, Kahlenberg, Chapel Path, Mollenbrunnen, Mönchberg. fool's cap, Osterhöll and St. Martin (Bad Kreuznach), Götzenfels (Norheim), mountain and Rosenheck (Winzenheim), as well Felsenberg and Kupferberg (Schlossboeckelheim). Two thirds of them are Riesling, the rest of them are Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir, Müller-Thurgau, Blauer Portugieser and Kerner. The company also makes direct sales of wines, sparkling wines, juices and spirits.

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