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This name for individual layers is usually derived from walls, with which the vineyards or at least parts of it are encircled. These serve mostly as protection against winds and animal pests.

Geisenheim - Rheingau

The oriented to the south to southeast vineyards with 10 to 22% slope include 32 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of deep, calcareous loess, in the border area to the location Fuchsberg also from marl. This allows a deep rooting. Here is mainly the variety Riesling cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Freimuth Alexander. Geisenheim and George,

Single layer of Mäuerchen in Geisenheim in the Rheingau
© klickrhein, Frank Förster / Rheingau

Lorenzhof - Moselle (Ruwertal)

See below Lorenz Höfer,

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