Stilisierte Karte von Rheinhessen

Aspisheimer Johannisberg

The name is based on the ownership of the Mainz Stadtkloster St. Johannes.

facts and figures

Vineyard: 110 hectare Community: Sea level: 180-260 m Exposure: Northwest to West

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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Sand / regosol

Sand regosol

Coastal sands, gravel and pebbles; tertiary marine deposits

Deep, gravelly, loamy sandy soil, sufficient storage capacity for plant-available soil water, drought stress in dry years, very good aeration, often poor in nutrients, slightly calcareous, good heatability due to high gravel content, limited root space

Opens up early, lively, fruity, slim, elegant. Vivid acidity, green apple, citrus, grapefruit. Drinkable early, more refreshing than mineral and profound.

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