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Domdechaney

Single location in the municipality Hochheim in the German growing area Rheingau, It formerly belonged to the Mainz cathedral chapter and lies at the foot of the church of St. Peter and Paul. The Mainzer Domdechanten had their summer residence in the vicinity of the location in the so-called Schlösschen, from which derives the name. In the middle of the 18th century, the location was still a short steep slope with a damp meadow lying at the foot and was then converted by the Mainz cathedral deities by earth dumping in a gentle slope. It is reported that in the 18th century in hot years the vineyard of the Main Water led.

Single location Domdechaney in Hochheim in the Rheingau

The south to the Main aligned vineyards in 100 to 120 meters above sea level with 10% slope include ten hectares of vineyards. They lie in the lee of the city wall and are therefore well protected against cold northern winds. The deep, medium to heavy loess clay, loess and Tonmergelsoil have high lime content. Here is almost exclusive Riesling cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Domdechant Werner'sches winery. Hessian state vineyards. Artist Gunter and Castle Schönborn,

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