Single location in the municipality of Iphofen (Steigerwald area) in the German wine-growing region Franconia, It is named after the Würzburg Prince-Bishop Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn (1545-1617). This founded not only the University of Würzburg, but also the foundation Juliusspital, At the beginning of the 19th century, the three layers Berg, Rechenberg and Johannisberg were combined under this new layer designation Land consolidation 1971 the area was nearly doubled by the integration of neighboring areas. The Julius-Echter-Berg became famous throughout the world for a 1950s Riesling selection, which was delivered to the British royal family in London on the occasion of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.
The aligned to southeast, south and south-southwest in kettle form vineyards in 270 to 370 meters above sea level with 40 to 65% slope cover 47 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of gray-brown Keuper with fossil enrichments and green reed sandstone with very high skeleton content in the upper area. A forest belt above the vineyard provides a good wind protection. Here are mainly the white wine varieties Sylvaner. Riesling. Rieslaner. Traminer. Scheurebe, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Pinot Gris ( Pinot Gris ). The Julius Echter mountain is counted among the best German Silvanerlagen. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Emmerich Werner. Ilmbacher Hof. Juliusspital. Jerk Johann. State Hofkeller Würzburg. Weigand. Weltner Paul. Wirsching Hans and Zehntkeller,