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Steinkopf

Single location in the community of Heppenheim in the German growing region Hessian mountain road, Under this name it was first mentioned in 1655. The well-known wine scientist Johann Philipp Bronner (1792-1864) described it in 1842 as the best Heppenheim location. The south and south-west facing vineyards at 110 to 200 meters above sea level with 10 to 50% slope cover 27 hectares of vineyards. The partly very stony soils consist of yellow and red, weathered red sandstone in the upper area. The 6.9-kilometer “Wine and Stone Adventure Path” leads through the location, on which numerous graphs provide useful information on the topics Wine. varieties. geology. climate, History, as well as flora and fauna is presented about the region. The vineyard can be climbed up a steep staircase with a total of 323 steps. Here are mainly the varieties Riesling, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) and Chardonnay grown. Members of the winegrowers' association, for example, have shares in the situation Bergstrasse winegrowers, as well as the wineries Hessian state wineries and H. Freiberger,

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