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Assmannshäuser Höllenberg

See under Höllenberg.

Single location in the municipality of Assmannshausen (district of Rüdesheim) in the German Rheingau growing region. The name does not derive from the place of horror, but from the Old High German "Helda" for slag heap or steep slope. It is documented that at least since the year 1470 the varietyPinot Noir was cultivated here. In 1814, on the occasion of his trip to the Rhine, the wine connoisseur and poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), who otherwise...

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