Common single layer designation in Germany. The origin of the name is not unique - there are at least three variants. Mandelberg can actually refer to the tree species or the shape of the situation (ring-shaped). According to a third variant, the name can also be derived from the Old High German "Mandar" for the tree species "pine". The latter would say that it is a pine-covered mountainside (e).
The oriented to the east to southeast vineyards in 150 to 250 meters above sea level with 5 to 20% slope cover 40 hectares of vineyards. They are protected from the winds westwards by the Palatinate Forest, at the foot of which there are many namesake almond trees. The heavy soils consist of shell limestone with clay and clay marl and are littered with numerous small, white limestones. These store the sun's heat during the day and give it off at night to the earth or vines. There are numerous fossilized marine life and fauna. Here are mainly the white wine varieties Riesling and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ). Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Dr. Wehrheim. Gies chaff. Economist Rebholz. Tailor Eugen. Scholler Helmut. Siener Peter and SieneR - Wettstein,
The oriented south to southeast vineyards with 5 to 15% slope cover nearly 70 hectares of vineyards in sandy loam soil with loess clay and lime components. Here, especially the variety Riesling is cultivated. Shares in the location, for example, own the wineries Bergdolt-Reif & Nice and Bergdolt St. Lamprecht,
The south-facing relatively shallow vineyards in 130 to 140 meters above sea level with only 5% slope include 9.5 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of loess, parabraunerde, lime and sand. Here, especially the varieties Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir and Portuguese are cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Bergdolt-Reif & Nice. Bergdolt St. Lamprecht. Sting Erich and Zoller Hermann,
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The south and east oriented vineyards with 15 to 35% slope cover 41 hectares of vineyards. The floors are made of red slate ( Rotliegendes ), Sandstone, loess and clay with underground volcanic rock. The best center with six hectares is a wind-protected, pure southern slope. Shares in the location, for example, has the winery Gysler Alexander,
Other single layers called Mandelberg exist in the municipalities or growing areas Dertingen (Baden), Lonsheim (Rheinhessen), Neustadt an der Weinstrasse (Pfalz) and Offenheim (Rheinhessen).