The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

23.030 Keywords • 48.228 Synonyms • 5.303 Translations • 28.336 Pronunciations • 154.274 Cross-references

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Single location in the municipality of Homburg am Main (area triangle) in the German growing region Franconia, The name goes on that Celtic "Calemont" back, which means a "bare mountain" or "hot mountain" and refers to the sparse growth of the peaks. The first documentary mention dates back to 1102. The slope at 140 to 240 meters above sea level is complete with a total of 12 kilometers long dry stone walls from two to five meters high terraced, With 40 to 80% Tilt to the west, as well as in other areas with 20 to 50% south-east to south-east facing vineyards, a cauldron only open to the Main. The location is one of the areas steepest vineyards Germany. It encompasses 43 hectares of skeleton-rich soils with colored sandstone in the upper area and shell limestone in the lower area.

The climate is sub-Mediterranean, and even in cooler years 50 to 60 degrees Celsius can be reached there in summer. The low-precipitation climate is offset by water-bearing layers with five springs in the mountain. Many different types of orchids and other rare heat-loving plants also grow here. There are also rare animal species such as the blue sky blue butterfly. Above all, the varieties Silvaner, Riesling and Rieslaner are cultivated here. The landscape has been a listed building since 1981. The location has been largely owned by the winery since 1872 Prince Löwenstein, the winery also has a small share Deppisch Johannes,

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary

Calendar EVENTS NEAR YOU To Online-Events

Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.