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Pechstein

Single location in the municipality of Forst (Mittelhaardt-Deutsche Weinstrasse area) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The name points to the black colored volcanic cast rock basalt, which emerged from the interior of the earth as liquid magma about 40 million years ago. The basalt stones on the surface date back to a shape used to improve the soil in the 19th century. Back then, gravel extracted from a basalt quarry just a few hundred meters away was transported here and brought into the ground. The south-east facing vineyard at 120 to 160 meters above sea level with a 10 to 15% gradient encompasses 17 hectares of vineyards on sandstone weathered soils with sandy loam and basalt scree on the surface and basalt veins in the subsoil. Here, above all, the Riesling cultured. The wineries, for example, have shares Acham-Magin. Bassermann-Jordan. Biffar Josef. Dr. Bürklin-Wolf. Kimich. Lucashof. Margarethenhof. Mosbacher Georg. Müller Eugen. Reichsrat von Buhl. Schaefer Karl. Spindler Heinrich. Villa Wolf and Winning Winery,

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