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Sonnenlay

Single location in the municipality of Mülheim (area Bernkastel ) in the German growing area Moselle, The name refers to the sunny location and the ground (slate = Lay ). Due to the strong meandering (river loops) of the Moselle, the Sonnenlayberg was surrounded by the course of the river in such a way that a so-called circulation mountain developed from it. On both sides of the elevation are extremely steep at times terraces Planted vines. The floors are made of skeleton-rich, weathered clay slate, which is enriched with sand, stones and clay. Wines from this location were served in the luxurious restaurants of the Zeppelins on their Atlantic crossings in the 1920s and 1930s. Due to this fact, wines of this location are still considered worldwide today Zeppelin wine marketed with the original label at that time. This is where the variety comes in Riesling cultured. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Farmer Jörg. Becker-Steinhauer. Clüsserath Ansgar. Dr. Leimbrock - C. Schmidt. Martin Conrad - Brauneberger Hof. Max Ferd. judge. Norwig and Stonemason Günther, There are further individual layers with the name Sonnenlay in the communities of Rhens (Middle Rhine) and Traben-Trarbach / Wolf (also Bernkastel, Mosel).

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