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Sundial wines of the Mosel
17 Nov 2008 by Michael Schmidt
The Wehlener Sonnenuhr is one of the Mosel’s most famous vineyards and its spoils are shared by a number of outstanding producers. What unites many of the top sites along the river is also what divides them – a unique individuality of terroir not shared by any of the other 520 plus vineyards of the region. The Wehlener Sonnenuhr is no exception and its steep, south-facing slopes covered by blue-shimmering Devonian slate yield some of the finest and most elegant renditions of Riesling to be found anywhere in the world. The neighbouring site Zeltinger Sonnenuhr , also taking its name from a large sundial attached to the...

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