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Ostritzer monastery hill

See under Klosterberg.

Along with Altenberg, Herrenberg, Kapellenberg, Kirchberg, Rosenberg and Sonnenberg, this is one of the most common single-vineyard designations in Germany. It occurs a total of 30 times. The name is derived from the fact that many vineyards were once owned and cultivated by various Roman Catholic monasteries or the church.

Ostritz - Saxony

The south to south-east facing vineyard with a slope of 15 to 40% covers just under one hectare of...

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