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Muenchberg

One of the locations classified as Grand Cru in Alsace within the appellation Alsace Grand Cru (Bas-Rin). You may not be in a position Moenchberg be confused. They operated here in the 12th century Cistercian monks the Maumgarten winegrowing abbey. The vineyards cover 18 hectares of vineyards at 250 to 310 meters above sea level on volcanic, gravelly sandstone soil in the municipality of Nothalten. They are protected from wind and rain by the 901 meter high Ungersberg (Vosges). Mainly the variety here Riesling, as well as in smaller quantities Gewurztraminer and Pinot gris cultured. Well-known producers are Willy Gisselbrecht, Gilbert Hassenforder, René et Michel Koch, Gérard Landmann and André Ostertag.

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