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Crown (single vineyard Germany)

Single-vineyard designation that occurs several times in Germany. In addition to the two described below, there are also single vineyard sites in the two municipalities/cultivation areas of Prichsenstadt (Franconia) and Waldrach (Moselle).

Laubenheim - Nahe

The south to south-east facing vineyards with 15 to 45% slopes cover 27 hectares of vineyards. The different soils consist of loess loam to weathered sandstone and have a low water storage capacity. Mainly Riesling is cultivated here. The Tesch Martin winery, for example, has shares in the site.

Lorch - Rheingau

The site was first mentioned in 1339 and then in 1449 and 1458 under the name "an der cronen". The name is probably derived from an old house name in Lorch, according to a second version from an all overhanging tree crown or rock. The southwest-facing vineyards at an altitude of 80 to 115 metres above sea level with a slope of 45 to 50% cover more than eight hectares of vineyards. On the medium to deep, slightly calcareous loess and stony-grassy Hunsrück slate and Taunus quartzite soils, mainly the Riesling is cultivated. The Altenkirch, Chat Sauvage, Graf von Kanitz, Laquai Paul, Schloss Schönborn and Wilhelm Mohr Erben wineries, for example, have shares in the site.

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