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single vineyard in the municipality of Hochheim in the German wine-growing region of Rheingau. It used to belong to the Mainz cathedral chapter and lies at the foot of the church of St. Peter and Paul. The Mainz cathedral deans had their summer residence in the immediate vicinity of the site in the so-called Schlösschen, from which the name derives. In the middle of the 18th century, the site was still a short steep slope with a wet meadow at the foot and was then transformed into a gentle slope by the Mainz cathedral deans by filling it with earth. It is reported that in the 18th century, in hot years, they fed water to the vineyard from the Main..

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