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Common single-layer designation in Germany, with the name on formerly church Ownership points.

Ellerstadt - palatinate (Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route)

The south-southeast facing vineyards with a 5% slope cover 45 hectares of vineyards. The hostile soils consist of sandy loam, which is interspersed with loess. Most of all, here Riesling grown. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Braun Fritz and Studier,

Forst - Palatinate (Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route)

Spanish General Frangipani allegedly had his soldiers saluted out of respect for the situation in the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). In the royal Bavarian location classification in 1828, the vineyard, formerly known as the "church hump", was classified as the only location in the highest possible category. The international reputation was established by the English in 1893 Wine Society underlined the title "Kings among the Rieslings" for the wines. These could be found on many royal and princely tables, for example also at the Russian Tsar Court.

Single layer Kirchenstück - Forst / Pfalz

The east to southeast oriented vineyard at 120 to 140 meters above sea level with 5 to 15% slope includes almost four hectares of vineyards and is located directly behind the Forster church. The soil consists of colored sandstone weathering with a high proportion of limestone rubble, clay, sandstone and basalt with a strong lime slab at a depth of around two meters. Only the Riesling variety is cultivated here. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Acham-Magin. Bassermann-Jordan. Dr. Bürklin-Wolf. Müller Eugen. Reichsrat von Buhl. Spindler Heinrich and Winning Winery,

Hochheim - Rheingau

The location was previously in partial ownership of the Mainzer Cathedral chapter, from which the name is derived. It is located directly east of the parish church “St. Peter and Paul ". With secularization under rule Napoelons (1769-1821) the vineyard then fell into Ducal Nassau ownership at the beginning of the 19th century and later into Prussian property. The south-southwest facing vineyards at 90 to 120 meters above sea level with 5 to 10% slope cover 16 hectares of vineyards. The different soils consist of heavy layers of lime, loess, marl and sandy loam. You have a good one Water storage capacity, The Taunus Mountains and urban buildings in the north protect against winds. The Riesling is mainly cultivated here. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Domdechant Werner'sches winery. Hessian state wineries. Heaven Emmerich. Artist Gunter and Schönborn Castle,


Worms - Rheinhessen

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

More communities

There are further individual layers of this name in the municipalities or growing areas of 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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