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Steinberg

Popular single-vineyard designation in Germany, usually referring to the soil type.

Durbach - Baden (Ortenau)

This west-north-west to south-south-west facing vineyard with a slope of 20 to 60% covers almost eight hectares of vines on weathered granite soil. Due to the steepness, the work is mainly done by hand. The main varieties cultivated here are Klingelberger (a special clone of Riesling) and Muskateller. Members of the Durbacher Winzergenossenschaft and the Huber Alfred winery, for example, have shares in the site.

Steinberg - Einzellage in Durbach (Baden)

Hattenheim-Steinberg - Rheingau

Steinberg has been a district in terms of the wine law since 1971, which is why the village name Hattenheim is not mentioned additionally, but only "Steinberger" appears on the bottle label. The Steinberg is perhaps the most famous vineyard in Germany and was already the favourite vineyard of the Cistercians of the Eberbach monastery. The Steinberg was already listed in the "Oculus Memorie" estate register in 1211 and was already enclosed by stone walls at that time. At that time, it was probably only the upper, steep and stony part of today's location. The 3.8 kilometre long and three to five metre high wall is covered with a slate roof. It covers the entire vineyard and was largely built in 1766 under Abbot Adolph II Werner von Salmünster (1750-1795). Originally it was intended to ward off grape thieves in autumn, but at the same time protected against cold air seeping in, giving the vineyard a special climatic position. In 1836, the "small Steinberg" was added.

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