Popular single-layer name in the German growing region Moselle Saar area (the name does not appear in the other growing areas). The name is derived from "Kuppe" (mountain or hill top).
A vineyard called Kupp was first documentarily mentioned in 1304 as the property of the Trier citizen Wilhelmus. At a wine auction in 1906, a “1904 Ayler Kupp” found the highest price ever paid on the Saar of 15,030 gold marks. In the course of Land Consolidation In 1973 some previously independent locations were added.
The vineyards with a slope of 20 to 60%, predominantly oriented towards the southwest, at the eponymous hill facing south and east-southeast, and in some areas also east to southeast, comprise 50 hectares of vineyards. The floors are made of weathered gray Devonian slate with a high proportion of skeletons. Due to different orientations, it is an inhomogeneous position. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Episcopal wineries Trier. Lurk Peter and Reinert,
The south-southwest to east-southeast oriented vineyard with 40 to 65% slope comprises nine hectares of vineyards on dark, humus gray slate soil. Here is mainly Riesling cultured. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Dr. Heinz Wagner and Mertes Johann Peter,
The south-to-southwest vineyard with a slope of 50 to 60% comprises seven hectares of vineyards on weathered Devonian slate soil with reddish inclusions. Above all, Riesling is grown. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Episcopal wineries Trier. Egon Müller-Scharzhof. Othegraven. Imperial Count von Kesselstatt. Van Volxem and United hospitals,
There are further individual layers called Kupp in the municipalities of Avelsbach, Serrig, Trier and Wittlich. There is also a single layer called Brown dome,