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Popular single-layer name in Germany, which occurs in addition to those listed below in the following communities: Aspisheim (Rheinhessen), Castle Layen (Nahe), Dreis, Franzenheim (Moselle), Gau-Algesheim, Laubenheim, Mainz (Rheinhessen), Mertesdorf (Moselle), Rück (Franconia) and Zotzenheim (Rheinhessen).

Johannisberg - Rheingau

The name "Johannisberg" in the growing area Rheingau has several meanings, which very often leads to confusion. A district of the municipality Geisenheim is called "Johannisberg". Behind it lies the famous Castle Johannisberg (Picture), which belongs to the vineyard domain of the same name. This winery also owns the eponymous historic vineyard around the castle (single location) "Schloss Johannisberg" around this mountain. And last but not least, "Johannisberg" is also the name of the only area in the Rheingau region. The winery also has a close relationship to Johannisberg history GH from Mumm,

Castle Johannisberg with vineyards

Radebeul (Naundorf, Niederlössnitz, Zitzschewig) - Saxony

The location was created by combining the formerly independent vineyards Jacobstein, Johannisberg, Krapenberg, Paulsberg, Talkenberg, Wackerbarth, Wettinhöhe and Zechstein. The southwest-facing vineyards with 5 to 15% slope cover 40 hectares of vineyards on granite weathered soils in the lower sands. Here are the varieties Müller-Thurgau. Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Ruländer ( Pinot Gris ) Traminer. Kerner. Scheurebe and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ). Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Hoflößnitz. Castle Wackerbarth, WG Niederlössnitz and WG Zitzschewig.

Thungersheim - Franconia (Maindreieck)

The aligned to the west-northwest to southeast vineyards in 200 to 330 meters above sea level with 5 to 60% slope cover 130 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist in the lower layer of shell limestone with broken Buntsandstein. Above the vineyards is a forest belt that protects against cold east winds. The won Rothlauf is a VDP-classified Great location, Here mainly the varieties Silvaner, Müller-Thurgau, Riesling and Pinot Noir are cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Bickel-Stumpf. Hart private winery. Juliusspital. May Rudolf. Schwab Thomas and Winzerfamilie Koch,

Wallhausen - Near

Beiu this single location is one of the oldest documented vineyards in Europe or the world, which emerges from a goods list of Baron Dalberg from the 12th century. The first finds date back to Roman times. The south-facing relatively small vineyard at 210 to 280 meters above sea level with 10 to 60% slope covers nearly seven hectares of vineyards in Gräfenbachtal, a tributary of the lower Nahe. The soil consists of a violet-red, calcareous conglomerate of volcanic origin with rocky-gravelly loam on colorful sandstone (Rotliegendem). Here, especially the two varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir are cultivated. The partly very old vines are rooted up to 20 meters deep in the Rotliegendem, A share of the situation has for example the winery Prince Salm,

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