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Mainhölle

single vineyard in the municipality of Bürgstadt (Mainviereck area) in the German wine-growing region of Franconia. The name has no religious background, but originates from "Mainhelle", which refers to the quarries opposite Bürgstadt. In the early Middle Ages, red sandstone was quarried and worked here to be delivered to the great church buildings on the Rhine and Main. The southeast-facing vineyard with a slope of up to 50% at an altitude of 130 to 210 metres above sea level covers almost eight hectares of vines on federal sandstone and sand. The red wine variety Pinot Noir is cultivated here. The Juliusspital winery, for example, has a share.

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