Assmannshausen

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Assmannshausen
Stadtteil of Rüdesheim am Rhein
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Coat of arms of Assmannshausen
Coat of arms
Assmannshausen is located in Germany
Assmannshausen
Assmannshausen
Coordinates: 49°59′17″N 7°52′02″E / 49.98806°N 7.86722°E / 49.98806; 7.86722Coordinates: 49°59′17″N 7°52′02″E / 49.98806°N 7.86722°E / 49.98806; 7.86722
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis
Town Rüdesheim am Rhein
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population
 • Total 980
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 65385
Dialling codes 06722
Vehicle registration RÜD
Website http://www.assmannshausen-am-rhein.de/

Assmannshausen is, since the incorporation in 1977, a quarter of Rüdesheim am Rhein in the Rheingau, located on the Rhine in the state of Hesse, Germany. The village has a lithium spring, spa and a Kurhaus, and is famed for its red wine (Assmannshäuser) made from Pinot noir (German: Spätburgunder), which resembles red Burgundy wine. The Hessische Staatsweingüter Kloster Eberbach are running their VDP red wine estate (Einzellage: Höllenberg, 23.1 ha under vine) in the village.

From Assmannshausen a chairlift ascends the Jagdschloss Niederwald where a 30 minutes hike leads to the Niederwalddenkmal.

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