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Juffer sundial

Single location in the community Brauneberg (Area Bernkastel) in the German growing area Moselle, Even the Romans recognized the exceptionally favorable climatic conditions and cultivated vines here. At the foot of the excavation of a Roman wine press can be visited. The first part of the name refers to the former possession of the Franciscan nuns, which were popularly called in the Rhineland dialect "Juffen" (virgins, prayer sisters or bigots). The second part of the name refers to the sundial located in the vineyard. It is the filet piece of the famous Brown Mountain, the subsequent location Juffer is considered not quite as high quality. The oriented south to southwest vineyard in 110 to 210 meters above sea level with 60 to 70% slope covers 10.5 hectares of vineyards.

The soil, which is shallow to deep at the bottom, consists of fine weathering debris with 60 to 80% slate, which is partly interspersed with clay. He owns an excellent Water storage capacity, The location is designed like a large flat concave mirror that can store the sun from any angle of incidence. Mainly the variety Riesling is cultivated here. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Bastgen. Dr. Leimbrock - C. Schmidt. Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler. Haag Fritz. Haag Willi. Wreath Junk. Martin Conrad - Brauneberger Hof. Max Ferd. judge. Paulinshof. Imperial Count von Kesselstatt. Castle Lieser. Wwe. H. Thanisch Erben Müller-Burggraef and Wwe. H. Thanisch Erben Thanisch,

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