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Julius-Echter-Berg

Single location in the municipality of Iphofen (Steigerwald area) in the German growing region Franconia, It is named after the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn (1545-1617). He not only founded the University of Würzburg, but also the foundation Juliusspital, At the beginning of the 19th century, the three locations of Berg, Rechenberg and Johannisberg were combined under this new location name Land consolidation in 1971 the area was almost doubled by integrating neighboring areas. Julius-Echter-Berg became world famous through a 1950s Riesling selection, which was delivered to the British royal family in London on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation celebrations in 1953.

Single location Julius-Echter-Berg in the municipality of Iphofen in Franconia

The vineyards, oriented towards the south-east, south and south-west in a cauldron form, at 270 to 370 meters above sea level with a slope of 40 to 65%, comprise 47 hectares of vineyards. The floors consist of gray-brown Keuper with fossil enrichments and green reed sandstone with a very high proportion of skeletons in the upper area. A forest belt above the vineyard offers good wind protection. Here are mainly the white wines Sylvaner. Riesling. Rieslaner. Traminer. Scheurebe, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) cultivated. Julius-Echter-Berg is one of the best German Silvaner sites. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Emmerich Werner. Ilmbacher Hof. Juliusspital. Jerk Johann. State Court Cellar Wuerzburg. Weigand. Weltner Paul. Wirsching Hans and Zehntkeller,

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