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Kaisersteinfels mountain

Single location in the municipality of Rüdesheim in the German growing region Rheingau, The name refers to emperors Charlemagne (742-814). According to legend, he observed a boat trip on the Rhine to his Palatinate in Ingelheim ( Rheinhessen ) that on the slopes of the Rudesheimer Berges the snow melted first and then ordered to plant a vineyard and vines Orleans to plant. The south-facing vineyard at 170 to 220 meters above sea level with 40 to 44% slope encompasses 2.2 hectares of vineyards on stony, dry quartzite slate soil. From here, a view of the nearby estuary on the other side of the Rhine is possible. Mainly here Riesling cultured. The winery, for example, has a share in the location Leitz Johannes,

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