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Sackträger

Single location in the municipality of Oppenheim in the German region Rheinhessen that lead to the so-called Rhine front counts. It was mentioned as a document in 1541. The tower located here was defended in wartime by the guild of the eponymous sack carriers, who were otherwise responsible for transporting the shiploads into the city. The south-east facing vineyards at 90 to 150 meters above sea level with 5 to 30% slope cover 20 hectares of vines in the form of a semi-cauldron. The soils consist of glacial loess loam with underlying hay clay and deep lime marl as well as numerous fossil plants and marine animal finds. In the summer, the heat builds up, and the highest temperatures of 40 to 50 ° Celsius are often reached. Above all, Riesling is cultivated here, but also the Silvaner, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris varieties. Shares have z. B. the wineries Dr. Heyden. Evangelical Church of Hesse and Nassau. Gröhl. Kissinger. Louis Guntrum. Manz Erich. Rappenhof and State wine-growing domain Oppenheim,

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