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Common single layer designation in Germany, where the name is on former church Possession points.

Ellerstadt - palatinate (Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route)

The oriented south to southeast vineyards with 5% slope cover 45 hectares of vineyards. The enemy soil consists of sandy loam, which is covered with loess. Especially here Riesling grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Braun Fritz and Studier,

Forst - Pfalz (Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route)

Allegedly, during the Thirty Years War (1618-1648), the Spanish general Frangipani saluted his soldiers out of respect for the situation. In the royal Bavarian classification of rankings in 1828, the vineyard, formerly known as the "Kirchenbuckel", was classified as the only location in the highest possible category. The international reputation was in 1893 by that of the English Wine Society lent designation "kings among the Rieslings" for the wines underlined. These were to be found in many royal and princely panels, as for example in the Russian court of the Tsars.

Single layer Kirchenstück - Forst / Pfalz

The oriented to the east to southeast vineyard in 120 to 140 meters above sea level with 5 to 15% slope covers nearly four hectares of vineyards and is located directly behind the Forster Church. The soil consists of Buntsandstein weathering with a high proportion of limestone scree, clay, sandstone and basalt with a pronounced calcareous plate in about two meters depth. Here only the variety Riesling is cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Acham-Magin. Bassermann-Jordan. Dr. Bürklin-Wolf. Müller Eugen. Reichsrat of Buhl. Spindler Henry and Winery of Winning,

Hochheim - Rheingau

The location was formerly part of the Mainzer Chapter chapter, from which the name derives. It is located just east of the Hochheim parish church "St. Peter and Paul ". With the secularization under the rule Napoelons (1769-1821) the vineyard then fell in the early 19th century in Ducal-Nassau possession and later in Prussian property. The oriented south to southwest vineyards in 90 to 120 meters above sea level with 5 to 10% slope include 16 hectares of vineyards. The different soils consist of heavy limestone layers, loess, marl and sandy loam. You own a good one Water storage capacity, The Taunusgebirge and the urban development in the north protect against winds. Here mainly the Riesling is cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Domdechant Werner'sches winery. Hessian state vineyards. Heaven Emmerich. Artist Gunter and Castle Schönborn,


Worms - Rheinhessen

The most famous single layer of this name is but surely the famous one Liebfrauenstift-Kirchenstück,

Other communities

There are further individual layers of this name in the municipalities and growing areas Bad Dürkeim, Ellerstadt, Forst, Hainfeld, Herxheim am Berg, Landau, Leistadt, Maikammer and Nußdorf ( palatinate ), as well as Alzey-Weinheim, Bornheim, Hechtsheim, Hohen-Sülzen, Ingelheim and Mainz ( Rheinhessen ).

Hochheim-Rheingau: © klickrhein, Frank Förster / Rheingau

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