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Morstein

Single location in the municipality of Westhofen (Wonnegau area) in the German growing region Rheinhessen, It was already in a certificate of donation to the Cistercian pen Otterberg in the Palatinate called "Marstene". The name is not derived from "bog", but from "Marstein", which probably indicates a landmark (boundary stone). The south-facing vineyards at 140 to 280 meters above sea level with up to 20% slope Tilt comprise 144 hectares of vineyards that stretch between the two communities Gundersheim and Westhofen. Only around 50 hectares in the central slope of this huge location are considered privileged.

The clay marl soil with limestone inlays in the upper layer consists of massive, water-bearing limestone rocks. The upper layer consists of heavy clay marl with limestone deposits. Here are mainly the varieties Riesling. Müller-Thurgau. Dornfelder and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) cultivated. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Geil - Römerhof. Groebe Friedrich. Gutzler Gerhard. Hirschhof. Keller Klaus. Knobloch Klaus. Seehof Ernst Fauth. Changer Katharina. Winter Stefan and Wittmann Philipp,

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