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Red mountain

Single location in the municipality Schozach (area Württembergisch Unterland) in the German cultivation area Wuerttemberg, The oriented south to south-southeast vineyards slope in 280 meters above sea level with up to 45% slope include 15 hectares of vineyards. Thermal air currents cause excessive warming during the day, while it cools down vigorously at night. These conditions make a special one microclimate, The soils consist of the eponymous red clay, Gipskeuper, colored marl and deposits of shell limestone. Riesling and pinot noir are cultivated here. The location is since the end of the 19th century. in sole possession of the winery Count von Bentzel storm pen,

Other single layers called Red Mountain are also still in the communities or growing areas Hochstadt (Palatinate), Kenzingen (Baden) and Weimersheim (Franconia).

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