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Joahnnisberg Hölle - VDP.GROSSE LAGE

Photo: Hartmann

The vineyard site Johannisberger Hölle is conditioned by the climate of the Taunus mountains and protected from rain and wind. Closeness to the Rhine river provides for perfectly balanced temperatures. The wines coming from this vineyard site are elegant and juicy. Even after a long maturation they show an outstandig quality and freshness. 

History: The vineyard site Johannisberger Hölle got its name in 1180. "Helda in monte sancti" is latin for "the acclivity" or "the hillside".

Size: 27 ha - Wegeler Estate 0,5 ha

Soil: Rocky-gritty clay and loess-clay

Orientation: Southwest, gradient circa 30%

Vines: Riesling, planted between 1971 and 2010

 

VDP 1Gewaechs EcoStep