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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.

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