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Mönchhof Robert Eymael

The estate is located in the commune of Ürzig (Bernkastel district) in the German wine-growing region Moselle, The ex Cistercian Abbey Himmerod is one of the oldest wineries on the Moselle. As early as 1177 Pope Alexander III. (1105-1181) the first vineyard property. During this time, the monks built the vaulted cellars and in 1509 the current manor building. At the under emperor Napoleon (1769-1821) secularization, the estate was auctioned by the Eymael family in Paris in 1804. As early as 1717, the Upper Ore Monastery classified the locations in the first class. The Mönchhof wines received the highest awards at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Jean Eymael was one of the founding members of today's in 1910 VDP (Association of German quality wine estates). It has been managed 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 locations prelate and podium (Earth), as well Würzgarten (Ürzig). They are planted 100% with root-right and partly 100-year-old Riesling vines. Since 2001 the vineyards of the winery, which is also located in Ürzig, have Joh. Jos. Christoffel heirs leased. The wines are vinified at the Mönchhof.

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