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Pfortenser Köppelberg

Single location in Schulpforte (Schulpforta), a district of Naumburg district Bad Kösen (area castle Neuchâtel) in the German wine-growing region Saale-Unstrut, The vineyard was founded after the founding of the Cistercian monastery St. Maria ad Portam (St. Mary at the gate) created by the monks and first mentioned in 1154. The vineyard was a long time broke and was rebuilt in the years 1971 to 1972. The mostly south to west, and partly north to east aligned vineyard with 10 to 35% slope covers 13 hectares of vineyards. The Muschelkalk weathering soil is interspersed with gravel, in the lower areas with deep Lösslehm and alluvial alluvial loam. It is a very heterogeneous and wind-open location. Here mainly the varieties Müller-Thurgau, Riesling, Silvaner, Pinot Gris and Blue Portuguese are cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Monastery Pforta and Lützkendorf,

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