The location was mentioned in 1468 with the name "uff monichsberg". The location was owned by the Augustinian monastery in Pfaffen-Schwabenheim.

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Vineyard: 38 hectare Community: Sea level: 170-205 m Exposure: West to Northwest

soil types

Marl / pelosol

Clay marl pelosol

Lime-rich clayey deposits of the teritary sea

Deep, calcareous clay soil with a high proportion of swellable clay, lower storage capacity for soil water available to plants, limited water permeability and ventilation, nutrient-rich, very calcareous, moderate warmability, difficult to root through

Full-bodied, dense, rich, moderate acidity, creamy enamel. Expressive, ripe, mango, apricot, honeydew melon, apricot. Less minerality, more fruity, full-bodied sustainability

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