The name counts beside Herrenberg. chapel hill. Kirchberg. Klosterberg. Rosenberg and Sonnenberg to the most common single layer designations in Germany. The name is derived from the fact that in the past the winemakers often concentrated on the best local vineyards and kept them until death.
The aligned to the south-southeast vineyards in 145 to 260 meters above sea level with 50 to 85% slope cover 19 hectares of vineyards. As a small enclave is the single location hear Shrouded locked in. On weathered greenish-gray slate soils with clayey-silty, reddish iron-containing fine earth mainly the variety Riesling is cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Episcopal wineries Trier. Mertes Johann Peter. Othegraven. Reinert. Van Volxem and United Hospitals,
The southwest-facing vineyards in 320 to 380 meters above sea level with 30 to 40% slope are located in a small side valley of the Rems amidst the Schurwaldes. They are well protected from winds and fog. The soils consist of Keuper and colorful marl mixed with red sandstone. Here, for example, the Riesling is cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Ellwanger Jürgen and Haidle Karl,
Other locations with the name Altenberg there in the municipalities Abtswind (Franconia), Avelsbach (Moselle), Bad Bergzabern (Palatinate), Ballrechten-Dottingen (Baden), Beutelsbach (Württemberg), Britzingen (Baden), Deutzbach (Württemberg), Ergersheim (Franconia), Flein (Württemberg), Grunern (Baden), Hammelburg (Franconia), Heidelsheim (Baden), Hillesheim (Rheinhessen), Kürenz (Moselle), Lauda, Laufen (Baden), Meddersheim (Nahe), Neuweier (Baden) , Niedernhall (Württemberg), Oberemmel (Moselle), Raumbach (Franconia), St. Ilgen (Baden), Stockheim, Strümpfelbach (Württemberg), Sulzburg (Baden), Sülzbach (Württemberg), Trier (Mosel), Untertürkheim (Württemberg), Weisenheim am Sand (Pfalz), Weißbach (Württemberg), waves (Moselle) and Wimmental (Württemberg).