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Mount Kaisersteinfels

Single location in the municipality Rüdesheim in the German growing area Rheingau, The name refers to Kaiser Charlemagne (742-814). According to the legend he observed during a boat trip on the Rhine to his Palatinate in Ingelheim ( Rheinhessen ) that on the slopes of the Rüdesheimer Berges The snow first melted and then ordered to plant a vineyard here and with vines out Orleans to plant. The south-facing vineyard at 170 to 220 meters above sea level with 40 to 44% slope covers 2.2 hectares of vineyards on stony, dry quartzite slate soil. From here, a view of the mouth of the Rhine on the other side of the Rhine is possible. Mainly will be here Riesling cultured. A share of the situation has for example the winery Leitz Johannes,

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