Popular single-layer designation in Germany. In addition to the four described in detail below, there are also individual layers of this name in the municipalities or Cultivation areas Bretzfeld, Dimbach, Hertmannsweiler, Langenbeutingen (all Württemberg), Krum (Franconia), Schwabbach, Siebeneich (Württemberg), St. Aldegund (Mosel), Stettfeld (Baden), Waldbach (Württemberg) and Zeutern (Baden).
The name derives from one Celtic Term for "small hill". Only later did it become Christian. This also symbolizes the high and exposed location. The current size only emerged in 1922, when a combination of 70 and only 16 site names took place. The south-facing vineyards at 110 to 260 meters above sea level with 50 to 65% slope cover 57 hectares of vineyards. The medium-sized, stony weathered clay slate floors are partially crisscrossed by blue slate. The picture shows the municipality of Graach with its individual layers Abtsberg, Domprobst, Kingdom of heaven and Josephshöfer,
Here is mainly the variety Riesling cultivated, which is largely in traditional Moselle pile education ( Single pile education ) partly ungrafted is grown. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Bernard-Kieren. Episcopal wineries Trier. Dr. F. Weins-Prüm. Dr. Leimbrock - C. Schmidt. Dr. Loosen. Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler. Friedrich-core. Friedrich-Wilhelm Gymnasium. Privy Councilor J. Wegeler Heirs. Joh. Jos. Prüm. Kees-Kieren. Kerpen. Max Ferd. judge. Molitor. Philipps-Eckstein. SA Prüm. Schaefer Willi. Lieser Castle. Schömann Martin. Selbach-Oster. Studert-Prüm and Wwe.Dr. H. Thanisch heirs Müller-Burggraef,
The mainly west to southeast oriented vineyards with a slope of 10 to 75% comprise 44 hectares of vineyards on brownish-colored weathered limestone soils. The winegrower Johann Philipp Bronner (1792-1864) described it in 1837 as a "wonderful vineyard". In the three-hectare core facing south-west, dry walls up to six meters high are stacked one above the other, interrupted by crossbars and connected by a tangle of squadrons and stairs. The state winery, for example, shares in the situation vineyard,
The south-facing vineyards with 5 to 10% slope cover 52 hectares of vineyards. The strongly changing soils consist of loess, sandy loam and limestone weathering stone. The varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Silvaner, Traminer and Pinot Noir are cultivated here. Members of the Herxheim am Berg wine cooperative as well as the wineries Benderhof. Bohnenstiel. Fork Oliver & Wolfgang. Cancer Harald. Petri and Schumacher,
In 1955 Werner Stamm composed a folk operetta based on this location, which deals with wine, love and home and is performed every two years in Zeltingen-Rachtig. The southwest, west-northwest and east-facing vineyards with up to 70% slope cover 92 hectares of vineyards. Around 60% of the Riesling, as well as the varieties Müller-Thurgau, Kerner, Ortega, Optima, Dornfelder, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir are cultivated here. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Becker-Steinhauer. Berres. Friedrich-core. Molitor. Schömann Martin. Selbach-Oster and Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler,