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single vineyard in the municipality of Oberrotweil (Kaiserstuhl area) in the German wine-growing region of Baden. The name is derived from the former location of the landowner's place of execution (gallows) and refers to Henken = hanging. A small vineyard is called Galgenbuck. The vineyards, which face west to east at an altitude of 180 to 225 metres above sea level with a slope of up to 35%, cover 105 hectares of vineyards. Due to its enormous size, it is an inhomogeneous site. The soils consist of weathered volcanic rock with loess and loess loam, as well as garnet in some vineyards. The Eichberg and Kirchberg sites are in the neighbourhood. The varieties cultivated here are mainly Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir. The Bercher-Schmidt, Freiherr von Gleichenstein, Salwey and Wagner Peter wineries, for example, have shares in the site.

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