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Steinkopf

Single location in the municipality Heppenheim in the German growing area Hessian mountain road, It was first mentioned in 1655 under this name. The well-known wine scientist Johann Philipp Bronner (1792-1864) referred to her in 1842 as the best Heppenheimer situation. The aligned to the south and southwest vineyards in 110 to 200 meters above sea level with 10 to 50% slope cover 27 hectares of vineyards. The sometimes very stony soils consist of yellow and in the lower part red, weathered red sandstone. Due to its location, the 6.9-kilometer-long "Wine and Stone Adventure Trail" will be on display in numerous graphs on the topics of wine, grape varieties, geology, climate, history, as well as flora and fauna about the region. The vineyard can be reached via a steep staircase with a total of 323 steps to the top. Here are mainly Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay grown. Shares in the situation have for example the producers Bergsträßer winegrower. Hessian state vineyards and H. Freiberger,

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