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Orbel

Single location in the community Nierstein in the German growing area Rheinhessen, In the church chronicles was the Flurname Orbel first mentioned in 1386. It is the westernmost and farthest from the Rhine part of the so-called "red slope" within the Rhine front, The name derives from the local dialect word "Ölbel", which means a strong, square guy. The connection results in the generally racy and expressive character of the orb wine. The south-facing vineyards at 90 to 170 meters above sea level with up to 60% slope include 12 hectares of vineyards on loess and soil Rotliegendem, Here are the varieties Riesling and Sylvaner cultured. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Bunn Lisa. Heyl to Herrnsheim. Huff Fritz Ekkehard. Louis Guntrum. Raddeck Stefan. Tailor Georg Albrecht. Staatliche Weinbaudomäne Oppenheim. St. Antony and Strub Walter,

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