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Kirchtürmchen

single vineyard in the municipality of Bad Neuenahr in the German wine-growing region of Ahr. In old site maps, it is referred to as "An dem Kirchtürmchen". The name is possibly derived from the chapel estates with their towers located in the old wine villages of Hemmessen, Beul and Wadenheim, or from the good view from the site of the steeple of the old Catholic church in Neuenahr. It is bordered in the west by the Daubhaus site and in the east by the Schieferlay site. A fairly substantial part of the historic site has been sacrificed to a motorway feeder road, which now cuts through the site. As a result, the southeast to southwest-facing vineyard at 120 to 160 metres above sea level with a slope of 10 to 40% now covers only nine hectares of vines. The quite varied soils consist of greywacke, greywacke slate, loess, loess loam, hanging loam and slate, covered with a strong layer of clay and humus. The red wine varieties Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir), Blauer Portugieser and Domina are mainly grown here. The Bertram Julia, Deutzerhof, Kreuzberg and Lingen Peter wineries, for example, have shares in the site.

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