Popular single layer designation in the German cultivation area Moselle Area Saar (in the other growing areas the name does not occur). The name derives from "Kuppe" (mountain or hill top).
A vineyard called Kupp was first documented in 1304 as the property of Trier's citizen Wilhelmus. At a wine auction in 1906, a Fuder "1904er Ayler Kupp" achieved the hitherto highest ever paid on the Saar price of 15,030 gold marks. In the course of Land Consolidation In 1973 some formerly independent locations were added.
The mainly to the southwest, at the eponymous hilltop south and east-southeast turning, and in some areas also east to southeast aligned vineyards with 20 to 60% slope cover 50 hectares of vineyards. The soils are made of weathered gray Devonian slate with a high skeleton content. Due to different orientations, it is an inhomogeneous location. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Episcopal wineries Trier. Lurking Peter and Reinert,
The oriented south-southwest to east-southeast vineyard with 40 to 65% slope covers nine hectares of vineyards on dark, humusy gray slate soil. Here is mainly Riesling cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Dr. Heinz Wagner and Mertes Johann Peter,
The oriented south to southwest vineyard with 50 to 60% slope covers seven hectares of vineyards on weathered Devonian slate soil with reddish inclusions. It is mainly grown Riesling. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Episcopal wineries Trier. Egon Müller-Scharzhof. Othegraven. Imperial Count von Kesselstatt. Van Volxem and United Hospitals,
Other single layers called Kupp exist in the communities Avelsbach, Serrig, Trier and Wittlich. There is also a single layer called Brown Kupp,