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Gold droplets

single vineyard in the municipality of Piesport ( Bernkastel area) in the German Moselle wine-growing region. The Romans were already cultivating vines here in 371. It lies like a huge amphitheatre in the outer loop of the Moselle, which flows around Piesport. In the centre is the small Domherr vineyard. The name is probably derived from the Celtic "col" (hill, mountain). According to another interpretation, it refers to the mica-containing rock or the golden droplets that shimmer on the berries when they are overripe. And according to a third version, it refers to the preciousness of the wines. The south-east to south-west facing vineyards at an altitude of 125 to 160 metres above sea level with slopes of 30 to 90% cover 70 hectares of vineyards, some of which are extremely steep. The Dhron vineyard is considered to be the best.

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