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Imperial Count von Plettenberg

The origin goes back to the family Puricelli, who already here 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 from 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 Winegrowing Association). The vineyards cover 35 hectares of vineyards in the individual 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). They are two-thirds with Riesling, the rest planted with Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir, Müller-Thurgau, Blue Portuguese and Kerner. The company also makes direct sales of wines, sparkling wines, juices and spirits.

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