Popular single layer name in Germany. The first part of the name is derived from the fertility of this animal and its frequent occurrence in the vineyards. The second part comes from the Middle High German word "spring / jump" and means source, as those in vineyards are often found.
The south-facing vineyards with up to 60% slope cover 130 hectares of vineyards of heavy clay soils with slight deposits of sand and openly exposed iron ore-bearing rocks. Privileged is the section "Löwenberg". Mainly will be here Riesling, as well as Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot Gris ), Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Dornfelder grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Cistercian winery Michel. Dackermann. Dreissigacker. Erbeldinger. Horny Helmut. Geil - Römerhof. Meiser Frank. Economist Johann Geil I. Erben. Weinreich and Winter Stefan,
The name derives from the fact that previously allegedly the individual fields in this location were just so big that a rabbit could jump over it. Supposedly has a wine of the famous century wine 1811 the poet prince Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) inspired his famous work "West-Eastern Divan". By the Land Consolidation In the 1970s, a good deal of land has been added that can not keep up with the quality of the original core location.
The oriented south to southeast vineyards in 95 to 140 meters above sea level with up to 30% slope cover about 100 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of deep loess, loam and clay with fine soil content, as well as partly shallow gravels and Meeressandablagerungen. Above all, Riesling, as well as Pinot Noir is cultivated here. Shares in the location, for example, own the wineries Allendorf. Ankermühle. Dr. Corvers-cautery. Eser August. FB Schönleber. Privy Councilor J. Wegeler Erben. GH from Mumm. Hirschmann Christoph. Johannishof Eser. Prince of Hesse. Querbach and Trenz Michael,