Popular single-layer name in Germany, which usually refers to either a still existing or former elevated castle or fortress.
The name was already built in the 14th century in reference to the castle Layen and appears in 1819 in the cadastral register on. The south to southeast in the form of an amphitheater aligned vineyard in 190 to 290 meters above sea level with 45 to 60% slope covers nearly four hectares of vineyards. The clay soil, interspersed in part with slate and pebbles, has a high proportion of Taunus quartzite. Here is especially Riesling cultured. As the cold air accumulates on the slope foot in frosty winter nights, the area is suitable for the production of ice wines. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Kruger-Rumpf. Schlossgut Diel and Schömehl,
The oriented to the west-southwest vineyards with 5 to 10% slope cover 35 hectares of vineyards. The soil consists of limestone and loess with sandy, stony loam to clay. Here are, among other things, the varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Dornfelder cultured. For example, the wineries Bettenheimer, Eimann & Söhne and Gräff-Schmitt have shares in this position.
Other single layers with the name Burgberg are in the municipalities or growing areas Abstatt (Württemberg), Alken (Moselle), Auenstein (Württemberg), Mayschoss (Ahr), fur with Maximiner Burgberg (Moselle), Lösnich, Olewig (Mosel), Steinheim (Württemberg), Traben-Trarbach and Trier (Moselle). In the growing area Franconia there is a large town called Burgberg.