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Kallmuth

Single location in the municipality Homburg am Main (area Maindreieck) in the German growing area Franconia, The name goes to that Celtic "Calemont", which refers to a "bare mountain" or "hot mountain" and refers to the sparse vegetation of the summit. The first documentary mention dates back to 1102. The slope at 140 to 240 meters above sea level is complete with a total of 12 kilometers of dry stone walls from two to five meters high terraced, He forms with 40 to 80% Tilt to the west, and in other areas with 20 to 50% S to the southwest to southeast aligned vineyards only one to the Main open kettle. The situation counts in subareas to the steepest vineyards Germany. It covers 43 hectares of skeletal soils with red sandstone in the upper and shell limestone in the lower area.

There is a sub-Mediterranean climate, even in cooler years 50 to 60 degrees Celsius are reached in summer. The low-precipitation climate is compensated by aquiferous strata with five springs in the mountain. There are also many different types of orchids and other rare heat-loving plants. Likewise, rare species such as the butterflies Himmelblauer Bläuling occur. Above all, the cultivars Silvaner, Riesling and Rieslaner are cultivated here. The landscape has been a listed building since 1981. The location has been largely owned by the winery since 1872 Prince Lowenstein, a small share also has the winery Deppisch Johannes,

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