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Single location in the community Nierstein (Area Nierstein) in the German growing area Rheinhessen, It is part of the so-called "red slope" within the Rhine front, Documented for the first time in 1753, it was owned by numerous families. Among other things, the owner was called the Countliche Metternich'sche Hof. The name is probably due to "Hell'je", a Celtic Goddess of fertility. The south-facing vineyards in 90 to 150 meters above sea level with 20 to 45% slope cover 12 hectares of vineyards. The location has no direct Rheinkontakt. The soils consist of red rocks, marls and clay loam. Here is especially Riesling cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Domhof Baumann. Domtalhof. Gehring Theo. Raddeck Stefan. Schatz Kai and Seebrich,

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