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Bockstein

Single location in the municipality Ockfen (area Saar) in the German growing area Moselle, Finds point to viticulture in Roman times. About the origin of the name "Ockfener Bockstein" there are two interpretations. The first goes back to the Geißbock, whose fertility and fertility are a symbol of the Dionysus cult was. Since Billy goats often caused considerable damage in vineyards, they were sacrificed to the god during the so-called Dionysia and were also frequently included in Weinberg's name. The second interpretation is more recent. In former times a "Freiherr von Bock" worked as a hunter in the state forest of Trier. Its seat was a rock group on the ridge of the location. In the vernacular, this was called "the buck his stone", from which then developed the name of the site. The location was formerly owned by the Prussian kings.

The in the western part to the south, in the central and in some eastern plots to the southwest, as well as on the eastern edge to the south aligned vineyards in 180 to 320 meters sea level with 35 up to 60% slope cover 53 hectares of vineyards. The stony-grusigen and skeleton-rich Devonschiefer and Greywacke weathered soils are interspersed with quartzistischem sandstone and in places yellowish fine earth. A forest on the ridge protects perfectly against cold falling winds. Here is mainly the variety Riesling in most cases Mosel pile education (Single-pile education) cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Dr. fisherman. Dr. Heinz Wagner. Forstmeister Geltz-Zilliken. Mertes Johann Peter. Molitor. Othegraven. Imperial Count von Kesselstatt. St. Urbans farm and Weinhof Herrenberg,

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