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Klostergarten (single vineyard Germany)

single vineyard in the municipality of Brauneberg (Bernkastel area) in the German Moselle wine-growing region. The name comes from the former Franciscan convent in the Filzen district. The vineyards cover 95 hectares on mostly slate soils. Riesling is grown on the steep slopes, while Pinot Noir, Müller-Thurgau and Kerner are cultivated on the flat and sloping sites. The Kranz-Junk, Molitor and Norwig wineries, for example, have shares.

There are other single vineyard sites called Klostergarten in the municipalities of Cochem (Moselle), Edenkoben (Palatinate), Engelberg (Franconia), Flonheim (Rheinhessen), Gönnheim, Grünstadt (Palatinate), Hackenheim (Rheinhessen), Leiwen (Moselle), Lustadt (Palatinate), Marienthal (Ahr), Nierstein, Sankt Johann, Schwabenheim (Rheinhessen), Sponheim (Nahe), Sprendlingen (Rheinhessen), St. Katharinen, Weiler (Nahe) and Zotzenheim (Rheinhessen).

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