Keyword: Mountain Rottland
Single location in the town of RÃ¼desheim in the German wine-growing region Rheingau . The name goes back directly to the years 1031-1051 by the Archbishop of Mainz, Bardo made a gift with which he and the tenants of RÃ¼desheim Eibing Barrens to grub (grub = rotten) for the cultivation of vines left. The vineyards extend west of the famous brandy company Asbach below the rock head Ramstein. Through a comprehensive land consolidation in the 1950s in the western area of the terraces have been eliminated and new paved driveways constructed. The core and the eastern region remained largely unaffected.
The south-facing vineyards in 90 to 140 meters above sea level with 5 to 35% slope comprise 31 hectares of vineyards, which extend some way down to the Rhine River. The soils are prone to dry out a rocky mixture of weathered shale, quartzite and gravel with some slight LÃ¶ssauflage. Here is cultivated mainly Riesling and Pinot Noir. The grapes are harvested late and reading in normal years, pressed Beerenauslese or Trockenbeerenauslese. Its unique micro-climate here, the noble rot is particularly favored. Shares have, for example, the wineries Allendorf , Georg Breuer , Dr. Corvers-cautery , Dr. Henry NÃ¤gler , Councillor J. Wegeler heirs , George , GH Mumm , Hessian State Wine Domains , Eser Johannishof , Johannes Leitz , Balthasar Ress and Schloss SchÃ¶nborn .