Single location in the community Nierstein in the German growing region Rheinhessen, It was already mentioned in a deed of donation in 742 and is therefore considered the oldest vineyard location in Germany. The ringing sound from a church over the vineyard is said to have inspired the name. In 1141 it was mentioned as "Clegken". The south-facing vineyard at 90 to 130 meters above sea level with 5 to 15% slope includes only 2.11 hectares of vineyards, which have been completely enclosed by a wall since 1761. The floors consist of loess on red clay slate (Rotliegend) with sandy loam and have an excellent Water storage capacity, Be here Riesling and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) cultivated. The location has been owned by the State wine-growing domain Oppenheim (Predecessor of the Hessian wine-growing domain).