The estate is located in the municipality of Niederhausen in the German wine-growing region Near, It was founded in 1902 by the Prussian state as the "Royal Prussian Winegrowing Domain". The operation was considered classic Weinbaudomäne led to the revival and development of the by the Phylloxera disaster to promote low-growing viticulture. The site included a former copper prospecting site, which today is the famous copper mine, To round off the vineyards, 300,000 cubic meters of earth were moved, the first vintage could not be done until 1907. In 1946, the state domain became the property of the country Rheinland-Pfalz and was operated under "Gutsverwaltung Niederhausen-Schloßböckelheim". In 1998 the estate was privatized, finally in 2009 by Jens Reidel and Dr. med. Christine Dinse acquired and renamed. As plant manager Karsten Peter is responsible.
The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards in the all classified as VDP-Erste Lage (from Jg. 2012 Grosse Lage) individual layers bastion (Traisen) copper mine (Schlossboeckelheim) Hermannsberg. Kertz and Steinberg (Niederhausen), as well Rotenberg (Altenbamberg). They are mainly with Riesling (27 ha), as well as Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) planted. The product structure of the wines is the VDP classification model approximated. The hierarchy includes the levels Gutswein (White Burgundy, Just Riesling !, 7 terroirs), local wine (from the volcano, from the slate), selection from first layers (stone terraces from terraced sites) with a yield of 35 hl / ha, Big plant (Traiser Bastei, Niederhäuser Hermannsberg, Schlossböckelheimer copper mine, Niederhäuser Steinberg, Altembamberger Rotenberg) with a yield of 30 hl / ha and Prädikatsweine. There are also bottle fermented sect produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).
Image: © Gut Hermannsberg