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Nägelsförst

The traditional winery is located in Baden-Baden, district of Varnhalt, in the German Baden wine growing region. Thanks to the surrounding mountains, the climate provides the perfect basis for growing high-quality wines. The Cistercian nuns of Lichtenthal Abbey recognized this potential as early as 1268, when they first planted Pinot Noir vines on the monastery mountain rock, which they had imported from the mother monastery in Cîteaux near Beaune(Burgundy). As a result of the secularisation measures under Emperor Napoleon (1769-1821), the property fell to the Margrave of Baden in 1802. In 1864, the margravial court administration sold the estate to Rudolf von Koch, who co-founded the Deutsche Bank in Berlin in 1870.

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