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Gräfenberg (single vineyard Rheingau Germany)

single vineyard in the municipality of Kiedrich in the German wine-growing region of Rheingau. It was already mentioned at the end of the 12th century, at that time still under the name "Mons Rhingravi" (mountain of the Rheingrafen). In 1258 and 1259, the name "Grevenberg" appeared. A Riesling Auslese from the legendary 1893 vintage of the Weil Robert winery was delivered to numerous imperial and royal houses. The southwest-facing vineyard is a foothill of the Taunus Mountains. The 40 to 60% steep vineyards between 120 and 180 metres above sea level cover almost 11 hectares on medium to deep, stony-grassy phyllite soils with loess and clay components. The soil structure allows for a deep root system of the vines and offers a very good water storage capacity. The Riesling variety, which is also called Gräfenberger in this region, is cultivated here for the most part. It is regularly used to produce high quality wines such as Trockenbeerenauslesen and Eisweine. The Weil Robert, Krams Winfried and Speicher-Schuth wineries have shares in the vineyard.

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