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Oelsberg

Single location in the municipality Oberwesel in the German growing area middle Rhine, The south-facing vineyard in 70 to 120 meters above sea level with 60 to 70% slope covers six hectares of vineyards. The soil consists of slate weathering with stipulations of Buntsandstein and loess. The Rhine flows straight over a length of six kilometers to the Oelsberg, which causes a particularly favorable angle of incidence for the sun and an extreme intensity of light reflections. Here, especially the Riesling is cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Dr. Kauer and Lanius Knab,

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