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single vineyard in the municipality of Westhofen (Wonnegau area) in the German wine-growing region of Rheinhessen. It was mentioned in documents as early as 1295 with the name "dicto stheingrube". The field name refers to a quarry. The south-facing vineyards with 5 to 20% slopes cover 144 hectares of vines. Only the old core area is considered privileged. The soils, which are inhomogeneous due to their size, consist mainly of loess loam and limestone with gravelly sand in the subsoil. Burgundy and Riesling varieties are cultivated here. The wineries Geil Helmut, Groebe Friedrich, Hirschhof, Knobloch Klaus, Schwahn-Fehlinger, Seehof Ernst Fauth and Wechsler Katharina, for example, have shares in the site.

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