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Pfülben

single vineyard in the municipality of Randersacker (Maindreieck area) in the German wine-growing region of Franconia, which is one of the three best Franconian vineyards with the two sites Innere Leiste and Stein. It was already mentioned in 1329 under the name "Pfulwen". This Old High German word for "pillow" refers to the unusual appearance, because the site presents itself to the observer like a "bulging, wide marriage bed pillow". The vineyards, which face south-southwest to south, slope steeply down to the Main River bed at an altitude of 170 to 260 metres above sea level with a slope gradient of 30 to 65% and cover 16 hectares of vineyards. These push close to the river bank and benefit from light and heat reflection. The soils consist of deep skeletal, weathered shell limestone marl with clayey fine soil. The main varieties cultivated here are Riesling and Silvaner, as well as Domina, Gewürztraminer and Müller-Thurgau. The wineries Arnold Wilhelm, Bürgerspital, Göbel Martin, Juliusspital, Reiss Christian, Schmitts Kinder, Trockene Schmitts, Staatlicher Hofkeller Würzburg and Weingut Am Stein, for example, all have shares in the site.

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