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Brudersberg

single vineyard in the municipality of Nierstein in the German wine-growing region of Rheinhessen. It is part of the "Red Slope" within the Rhine Front. The name goes back to the family of the Haxthäuser Hof, whose four brothers shared the property from 1804 to 1835. In the 1970s, as part of the land consolidation, the small site was to be absorbed into the neighbouring Pettenthal, but this was prevented by Peter von Weymarn, then head of the Heyl zu Herrnsheim vineyard, in whose monopoly ownership the Brudersberg is located. The south-facing vineyard is situated in a tiny side valley of the Rote Hanges at an altitude of 90 to 160 metres above sea level with a slope of 50 to 65%. It covers only 1.14 hectares of vineyards on reddish slate soil (Rotliegendes) and clayey loam with a special microclimate. Only Riesling is cultivated here.

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