Popular single-layer name in Germany, which usually refers to either a still existing or former elevated fortified castle or fortress.
The name originated already in the 14th century in reference to the castle Layen and appears in 1819 in the cadastral register on. The south to southeast oriented in the form of an amphitheater 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 cultivated. Since the cold air at the base of the slope jams 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 aligned 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 the varieties among other things Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Dornfelder cultivated. For example, the wineries Bettenheimer, Eimann & Söhne and Gräff-Schmitt have shares in the location.
Other individual 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.