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Gaens

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/gaens/
27.06.2022
… 30 days is considered the norm. In all, his goal is to produce wines that reflect the taste of the soil as well as vintage conditions. From a modest start with 2.5 ha, the Barths now cultivate 5.5 of…  

Homburger Kallmuth

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/homburger-kallmuth/
27.06.2022
… km east of Wertheim (“little Heidelberg”), where the Tauber River flows into the Main. The region’s soils are diverse - near and northwest of Aschaffenburg (45 km east of Frankfurt am Main): primitive…  

Kalkgasse

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/kalkgasse/
27.06.2022
… in Bensheim (Hessische Bergstraße). Its name derives both from its stony, weathered granite and chalky soils – the topsoil is a mere 12-20 inches deep – as well as the deep hollows that developed through erosion…  

Kirchenstueck

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/kirchenstueck/
27.06.2022
… five vineyards are outstanding, the Kirchenstück is generally known as the best. The rich soils are a mixture of sandy clay and loam with fragments of limestone and basalt. Its nine acres of Riesling…  

Sonnenberg

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/sonnenberg/
27.06.2022
… best of which are from the Kammerberg, a tiny, steep site situated across the border. Thanks to the soil structure – a pure layer of limestone underlies a mixture of lime-rich marl and clay – and excellent…  

Rotenberg

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/rotenberg/
27.06.2022
… of Burg Altenbaumburg, directly faced by the Rotenberg site. Its name “red hill” derives from its soil – Rotliegendes, a mixture of weathered, clayish red slate and sandstone, whose iron oxide content…  

Drachenfels

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/drachenfels/
27.06.2022
… above sea level. Although weathered slate is predominant throughout the Mittelrhein as a whole, the soils of Drachenfels are distinctive for their trachyte content, a light-colored volcanic rock that has been…  

Osterlaemmchen

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/osterlaemmchen/
27.06.2022
… Osterlämmchen is a sloping to very steep site that consists of stony slate and weathered graywacke soils. It has a southeast to southwest exposure and was originally around 35 hectares. In the 1990s during…  

Hoellenberg

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/hoellenberg/
27.06.2022
… in some parcels are very old and/or clones imported from Burgundy; a small portion are ungrafted. The soils are weathered phyllite slate and Taunus quartzite – both of which lend the wines a distinct mineral…  

Moenchberg

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/famous-vineyard-sites/moenchberg/
27.06.2022
… to the Neckar River in northern Bad Cannstatt (Zuckerle, Halde) are planted in shell-limestone soils. Weathered soils consisting of keuper, gypsum, marl, and various types of clay (sometimes mixed with…