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single vineyard (also Dompropst) in the municipality of Graach (Bernkastel area) in the German Moselle wine-growing region. The name refers to the fact that the Trier cathedral provost was once granted a third of the wine tithe from the Graach vineyards. In a register from 1731, the value is estimated at 200 florins (gulden). The vineyard is, so to speak, the centrepiece of the surrounding single vineyard Himmelreich. The picture shows the municipality of Graach with the single vineyards Abtsberg, Domprobst, Himmelreich and Josephshöfer.

Domprobst - Gemeinde Graach (Bernkastel, Mosel)

The southwest-facing vineyard at an altitude of between 130 and 260 metres with a slope of 50 to 60% comprises 18 hectares of vines on medium-textured, stony clay-slate weathered soil. This soil has an excellent water storage capacity. Here, the Riesling variety is cultivated, mostly in the traditional Moselle stake method, as well as Pinot Noir. Shares in the site are held, for example, by the wineries Bernard-Kieren, Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier, Dr. F. Weins-Prüm, Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler, Friedrich-Wilhelm-Gymnasium, Kees-Kieren, Kerpen, Max Ferd. Richter, Molitor, Philipps-Eckstein, Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, S. A. Prüm, Schömann Martin and Selbach-Oster.

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