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Schlangengraben

Single location in the municipality Wiltingen (Saar area) in the German growing area Moselle, It was created only in the early 1920s, a part of the vines comes from this period. The name may be derived from an adjacent gorge (ditch). The south-facing vineyard covers nine hectares of vineyards. The Devonian slate soils are interspersed with innumerable water veins, which appear at the foot as small sources. For this reason, there is an optimal water supply. Here mainly Riesling is cultivated partly rootless. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Reinert. Resch Hans. St. Urbans farm and Weinhof Herrenberg,

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