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Kläuserweg

Single location in the community Geisenheim in the German growing area Rheingau west of the famous Johannisberg Castle Hill. It was already mentioned in documents as "Via Clusen" in 1292 and as "Cluserweg" at the beginning of the 14th century. The hermitage at the foot of Castle Johannisberg Once upon a time, it was a small, long-abandoned one Benedictine convent, The still inhabited Hofgut with Renaissance building and late gothic chapel in the situation Klaus reminds of the monastic time. The south-facing vineyards in 100 to 155 meters above sea level with up to 10% slope cover about 50 hectares of vines on deep calcareous loess clay soils with shares of stone and quartzite, and sea sand in the subsoil. The vines are well protected from winds by the nearby Taunus. Mainly here is the variety Riesling cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Chat Sauvage. Erbslöh. Freimuth Alexander. Privy Councilor J. Wegeler Erben. Geisenheim. Johannishof Eser. Prince of Hesse. Castle Schönborn and Trenz Michael,

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