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1

What producer spearheaded the Charta and Erste Gewächs style in the Rheingau? Where is the estate?

Bernhard Breuer of Georg Breuer Estate; Rüdesheim.

2

What is Geisenheim?

German viticultural research center, found in Rheingau

3

What is Rheingau's sole Bereich?

Johannisberg

4

% of vineyard acres devoted to Riesling in Rheingau

nearly 80%

5

Major slope in the heart of Rheingau has what orientation?

Southeast

6

Where are most of Rheingau's vineyards located?

on the northern bank of the Rhine (facing southeast), on a westward path between the city of Wiesbaden to Rüdesheim.

7

Rheingau soils:
Slope-
Lower vineyards

SLOPE: slate
LOWER: mix of clay, loess, alluvial sand and red slate

8

traditional bottle style of Rheingau riesling

flute shaped BROWN bottle, aka "Rheingauer Flöte"

9

Where is Assmannshausen? What is it known for?

Assmannshausen is western end of Rheingau, northwest of Rüdesheim. Most planted: Spätburgunder

10

What is Höllennberg? Name a producer. (Rheingau)

Assmannshausen's best Spätburgunder vineyard. August Kessler.

11

What historic impact did Schloss Johannisberg have on the industry of German wine? Where is Schloss Johannisberg located?

18th century, harnessing of botrytis lead to production of Spätlese and Auslese wines. Located in Rheingau

12

Where will you find Jesuitengarten and Hasensprung vineyards?

Rheingau > Winkel (east of Johannisberg).

13

Where is Hattenheim? What producers?

Rheingau. Hattenheim is mid-Rhein-river, between Oestrich and Erbach. Famous producers include:
Schloss Schönborn and Langwerth von Simmern.

14

Pfaffenberg vineyard is where, and monopole of whom?

Hattenheim, Rheingau. Owned by Schloss Schönborn.

15

Where is historic Kloster Eberbach located?

Hattenheim, rheingau. Kloseter Eberbach was an early monastery in Rheingau and became a prussian insane asylum and women's prison before becoming a winery.

16

Robert Weil is located where, and what is his most famous vineyard?

Kiedrich, a hill village with Gräfenberg vineyard (outstanding sweet wines, esp Auslese+) (Rheingau)

17

What river feeds into the Rhine on the West of Rheingau, near Assmanshausen and Rudesheim?
To the east, past Eltville?

West: Nahe River
East: Main River

18

What Rheingau village is located on the Main River? What estate and vineyard is found there?

village: Hochheim (aka the "Hock" wines)
finest vineyard: Kirchenstück
producer: Franz Künstler

19

Schloss Johannisberg is an einzellagen in which gemeinden?

Geisenheim (Rheingau)

20

Gräfenberg is an einzellagen in which gemeinden?

Kiedrich (Rheingau).
(producer:Robert Weil)

21

August Kessler makes Pinot Noir from what einzellagen from which gemeinden?

Höllenberg < Assmannshausen < Rheingau

22

What VDP has the most Erste Lage of any anbaugebiet?

Rheingau

23

What is the warmest region within Rheingau?

Hochheim, and vineyards of Kirchenstück and Hölle, along the Main River in eastern Rheingau.