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Bernkasteler Doctor

General information: The legendary Bernkasteler Doctor rises with its steep slopes from 125 to 200 meters directly over Bernkastel. Wines from the Doctor are frequently found among the top wines of the world.

History: Its name traces back to a legend of the 14th century that the arcbishop Boemund II was getting over a severe illness by drinking a wine from this vineyard, then stating: "This wine is the true Doctor".

Size: 3,26 ha - Wegeler Estate 1,12 ha

Soil: Devonian - weathered slate

Orientation: South - Southwest, with a gradient up to 65%

Vines: Riesling only, mainly ungrafted vines, average age more than 80 years, some of them over 100 years.

 

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