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Klosterweingut Abbey St. Hildegard

The estate is located in the municipality Rüdesheim in the German wine-growing region Rheingau, In memory of the mystic and abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) became in the year 1900 the Benedictine Abbey St. Hildegard was founded above the municipality of Eibingen near Rüdesheim, and since then has been operating a vineyard. The nuns also run a book and art shop, a spelled outlet and various art workshops. There are also "Hildegard Wine Walks" organized by the vineyards. As winemaker Arnulf Steinheimer is responsible in cooperation with sister Thekla Baumgart. The vineyards cover 7.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Bischofsberg, Drachenstein, Klosterberg, Klosterlay, Kirchenpfad and Magdalenenkreuz (Rüdesheim), Mönchspfad (Geisenheim) and Hinterkirch (Assmanshausen). You are with Riesling (83%) and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) planted. The average yield is 65 hl / ha. It is practiced environmentally friendly viticulture. The white wines are in stainless steel, the red wines aged in wooden barrels. It will also altar wine (which is received by parishes from all over Germany) and Secco (Sparkling wine) produced.

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