The name counts beside Altenberg. Herrenberg. chapel hill. Klosterberg. Rosenberg and Sonnenberg to the most common single layer designations in Germany. It occurs in 8 of the 13 growing areas around 50 times (see last paragraph). This makes Kirchberg the second most popular single-track name in Germany. The reason is in the many vineyard possessions of the church to see over centuries.
The oriented to the south-southwest, and in a small area to the southeast vineyards with 10 to 35% slope cover about 90 hectares of vineyards on shell limestone soil. Here, for example, Müller-Thurgau and Schwarzriesling are cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example members of the WG Tauberfranken.
On the summit of the Kirchberg is the cultivated Kirchberghäuschen. The aligned from south to west vineyard with 10 to 30% slope covers nearly five hectares of vines on skeletal granite weathering soil. Here, especially Riesling is cultivated. A share of the situation has, for example, the winery of the city Bensheim.
The oriented south to southeast vineyards with 10 to 40% slope cover 17 hectares of vineyards. These consist of rock weathering soils with a very high proportion of stone and hanging clay. Shares in the location, for example, has the winery Prince Salm,
The aligned to the northwest to the east vineyards with 10 to 30% slope cover 25 hectares of vineyards on Keuperböden. Here, Silvaner and Riesling are cultivated. Shares have z. For example, the wineries Brügel Harald. Princely Castell domain office and Hofmann Mario,
The south-facing vineyard in 80 to 200 meters above sea level with 70% slope covers about five hectares. The soil consists of reddish-sandy slate and sandy quartzite with iron inclusions (hematite) with a high proportion of rock. On one of the terraces stands the late Gothic St. John's Church. Above all, Riesling is cultivated. Shares have, for example, the wineries Ch. W. Bernhard. Gietzen Albrecht and Heymann-Lowenstein,
The aligned to the southwest to south vineyards in 260 to 360 meters above sea level with 10 to 40% slope cover 37 hectares of vineyards. The predominantly shallow soils consist of lime weathering clay (Rendzina) with Jurassic limestone. Here are mainly the varieties Chasselas ( Chasselas ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Riesling and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ). For example, district winery Markgräflerland and Castle estate Istein,
The predominantly south and in a terraced area to the southeast to southwest aligned vineyards in 200 to 260 meters above sea level with 10 to 30% slope cover 3.3 hectares of vineyards. They consist of extremely rock-rich volcanic weathering soil with weak loess cover and limescale. The location is sheltered to the north by a forest. Here Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Muscat are mainly cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Keller Franz and Salwey,
The northwest to east oriented mainly terraced vineyards up to 390 meters above sea level with 20 to 50% slope include 50 hectares of vineyards. The soils of weathered volcanic rock are partially overlaid with loess. There are also pure loess clay areas. The location was in the course of Land Consolidation Greatly expanded in 1971. In the historical area of origin, there is an impressive flora and fauna with bee-eaters, red-backed shrikes and orchids. Here are mainly cultivated the Burgundersorten. A share of the situation has for example the winery Guess Gregor & Thomas,
The oriented to the southwest to southeast vineyards with up to 30% slope include 42 hectares of vineyards on loess clay soil with yellow limestone. The best area is this won "Kalkofen". A share of the situation has, for example, the winery Schwörer Lothar.
Other single layers called Kirchberg exist in the communities Astheim (Franconia), Barbelroth (Palatinate), Bingen and Kempten (Rheinhessen), Bönnigheim (Württemberg), castles (Mosel), Eckelsheim (Rheinhessen), Edenkoben (Pfalz), Efringen churches ( Baden), Esslingen (Württemberg), Frei-Laubersheim (Rheinhessen), Freudental (Württemberg), Gabsheim (Rheinhessen), Gleishorbach, Gleiszellen (Pfalz), Gottenheim (Baden), Großfischlingen and Kleinfischlingen (Pfalz), Hackenheim (Rheinhessen), Hohenhaslach , Hohenstein (Württemberg), Huttingen, Istein (Baden), Kirchheim (Württemberg), Kirchhofen (Baden), Könen (Mosel), Königheim, Königshofen, Kraichtal, Lipburg (Baden), Moselle (Mosel), Münchweier, Oberöwisheim, Obertürkheim ( Württemberg), Osthofen (Rheinhessen), Riet, Sachsenheim (Württemberg), St. Martin (Pfalz), Udenheim (Rheinhessen), Uettingen (Franconia), Unteröwisheim (Baden), Veldenz (Mosel), Waldböckelheim (Near), Wallburg (Baden ) and Würzburg-Heidingsfeld (Franconia). In the growing area Franconia There is also a large town Kirchberg.