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Kronsberg

Isolated location in the municipality of Iphofen (Steigerwald area) in the German growing region of Franconia. The name is derived from an oak mixed forest, "the mountain with the crown", at the foot of which the site is situated. It runs around the Julius-Echter-Berg at the foot of the slope and adjoins it as a steep slope to the east. The vineyards, which face southeast to southwest, are located at an altitude of 250 to 370 meters above sea level and have a slope gradient of 10 to 60%. They cover a total of 155 hectares of vineyards. The soils, which are relatively inhomogeneous due to this size, consist mainly of skeleton-rich gypsum skeuper and clayey loam with a high lime content. In a hollow lies the "chamber", which is considered privileged. The white wine varieties Riesling and Silvaner are mainly cultivated in this area. Shares in the vineyard are, for example, the Brennfleck, Emmerich Werner, Hemberger Roland, Ilmbacher Hof, Ruck Johann, Stahl Albrecht, Weigand, Wirsching Hans and Zehntkeller.

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