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Mönchhof Robert Eymael

The estate is located in the municipality Ürzig (Bernkastel area) in the German wine-growing region Moselle, The ex Cistercian Abbey Himmerod is one of the oldest wineries on the Moselle. Already in 1177 Pope Alexander III. (1105-1181) the first vineyard property. The monks built in this time, the vaulted cellars and 1509 the present estate building. In the case of Kaiser Napoleon (1769-1821) secularization 1804 the estate was bought by the Eymael family in Paris. As early as 1717, the Upper Erzstift classified the positions in the first class. At the World's Fair in Chicago in 1893, the Mönchhof Wines received the highest awards. In 1910 Jean Eymael was one of the founding members of today VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter). It has been run by Robert Eymael since 1994 and is managed by Volker Besch. A guest house is attached. The vineyards cover 12 hectares of vineyards in the layers prelate and podium (Earth), as well Würzgarten (Ürzig). They are 100% planted with rootless 100-year-old Riesling vines. Since 2001, the vineyards of the winery also located in Ürzig Joh. Jos. Christoffel heirs leased. The wines are vinified at the Mönchhof.

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