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The German-growing area with 704 hectares of vineyards is named after the two rivers, which lie in narrow valleys in the southeastern and southwestern slopes of the terraced vineyards. The vineyards are spread over three federal states in Germany . Over 90% of which are located in Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and the rest in just a few acres in Werder upon Havel in Brandenburg. Viticulture is practiced here for over a thousand years. In a deed of gift from Emperor Otto III. (980-1002), a grandson Charlemagne At the monastery Memleben this is already in 998 witnessed by an instrument in writing. A document other vineyards in the area witnessed the Mansfeld lakes already in 973rd The Cistercian monastery founded in 1137, the St. Mary ad Portam (now Province Winery Monastery Pforta ) In 1154 and laid the still existing "Pforta Köppel mountain "At. The old winemaking tradition testifies to a cluster in the city arms of the city of Jena, in 1554 the Friedrich-Schiller-University was founded. At this time, the Thuringian around 10,000 hectares of vineyards.

Saale-Unstrut is the most northerly vineyard Europe, it is beyond the 51st Latitude, the boundary of this zone is considered. The soils consist mainly of weathered limestone and sandstone, shale loam, and copper. While there are plenty of sun, but little rain. Saale-Unstrut one with only about 500 millimeters of rainfall a year to the driest wine regions of Germany. Very cold "polar winter" with temperatures below zero to 20 degrees or more are not uncommon, so the vines frost exists. The vineyards are spread over three areas, four major layers and a total of 37 individual layers. By far the largest area of Neuchâtel Castle in Saxony-Anhalt as well as the small area in the Brandenburg town Werder covers over 500 hectares of vineyards. It is divided into three major layers of flower base, seat and silent mountain gods. The wine-growing communities with individual layers are:

* Almrich with Steinmeister
* Bad Kosen with Hall houses , Beautiful views
* Burgscheidungen with Veit pit
* Burgwerben with Herzogenberg
* Freyburg with Edelacker Mr Berg Mühlberg
* Goseck with Dean Berg
* Gröst with Steinberg
* Klosterhäseler with Hasseltal
* Karsdorf with High bone
* Naumburg Paradise (single location, Germany) , Sonneneck , Steinmeister
* Salsitz with English Garden
* School gate (Bad Kosen) with Köppel mountain
* Steigra mountains with tap
* Vitzenburg with Schlossberg
* Weischütz with Nuts Mountain
* Werder with mountain quail
* Wetterzeube with Bishop Leite
* Zeitz Zeitz monastery Posa Klosterberg

The area of Mansfeld lakes in the state of Saxony-Anhalt was first created in 2002. The vineyards cover some 80 hectares of vineyards. There is a large vineyard wine mountain. The wine-growing villages with their individual situations are:

* Höhnstedt with Kreisberg , Steiger, Steineck
* Seeburg sky high
* Stedten with Pastor Rose
* Westerhausen with Königstein

The area of Thuringia in the same province comprises 55 hectares of vineyards. There are no major site. The wine-growing villages with their individual situations are:

* Auerstedt with Tamsel
* Bathroom with Sulza Sonnenberg
* Dornburg Castle Hill
* Dorndorf with Ermtal, Rappental
* Grossvargula with Hopfenberg
* Großheringen with Sonnenberg
* Jena Zwätzen with Käuzchenberg
* Kaatschen-Weichau with Dachsberg
* Neuengönna with Wurmberg
* Sun Village with Sonnenberg

Well-known producers in Saale-Unstrut are Klaus Böhme , Frölich, Hake , Gussek , Herzer, Stephan , Monastery Pforta , Lützkendorf , Pawis , Little Red Riding Hood-Mumm and Thüringer Weingut Bad Sulza . With nearly three-quarters of the area but clearly the dominant white grape varieties, but has in the past ten years increased the proportion of red wines from 21% to about 26%. Thus, the region is in the national trend. Due to the frost be frost-resistant varieties are preferred, and so many German New breed tested. The Blend status 2009 (0 = less than 0.5 ha):

dt principal name
In Germany
common synonyms
Color Hectare
% -
Müller-Thurgau Rivaner, Riesling-Sylvaner white 128 18.2
White Burgundy Pinot Blanc , Pinot Blanc white 87 12.3
Blue Silvaner
Silvaner , Sylvaner white 56
Riesling White Riesling, Rhine Riesling white 52 7.4
Dornfelder - red 50 7.1
Portuguese Blue Portugal red 46 6.5
Kerner - white 45 6.4
Ruland Pinot Gris , Pinot Gris white 38 5.4
Pinot Noir
including Samtrot
Pinot Noir , Blauer S., Pinot Noir red 30 4.3
Bacchus - white 29 4.1
Gewurztraminer Traminer , Gewurztraminer white 29 4.1
White Chasselas Chasselas , Chasselas white 24 3.4
Regent - red 20 2.8
Blauer Zweigelt Zweigelt , Rotburger red 20 2.8
Limberger / Lemberger Blaufränkisch , Blauer Limberger red 7 1.0
André - red 5 0.7
Core Modeling - white 5 0.7
Sauvignon Blanc Muskat-Silvaner white 5 0.7
Frühburgunder Blue Frühburgunder, Clevner red 4 0.6
Ortega - white 4 0.4
Scheurebe Seedling 88 white 4 0.4
Cabernet Dorsa - red 3 0.4
Auxerrois - white 2 0.3
Cabernet Mitos - red 2 0.3
Chardonnay - white A 0.1
White Elbling Elbling , Kleinberger white A 0.1
Hölder - white A 0.1
John - white A 0.1
Muscat Muscatel , Muscat Blanc white A 0.1
Acolon - red 0 -
Cabernet Dorio - red 0 -
Domination - red 0 -
Dark Fields - red 0 -
Morio-Muskat Morio white 0 -
Müllerrebe Meunier And Pinot Meunier red 0 -
Phoenix - white 0 -
Rieslaner - white 0 -
Rondo - red 0 -
Schönburger - white 0 -
Solaris - white 0 -
usual white varieties - white 2 0.3
usual red varieties - red 2 0.3
TOTAL 704 100

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