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Single location in the municipality Westhofen (area Wonnegau) in the German growing area Rheinhessen, It was first mentioned in 1348 in a deed of donation under the name "Kyrsbühel" (in other sources also Jierßbuhel). The name has no religious reference, but means "hills covered with cherry trees". The winegrower Johann Philipp Bronner (1792-1864) described in his 1834 published work "The viticulture in the province Rheinhessen, in the Nahethal and Moselthal" the situation Kirchspiel, at that time still Karspel was called, together with the situation Auler (that is the today's single situation Aulerde ) as excellent vineyards.

The oriented to the east to the south vineyards in 120 to 200 meters above sea level with 10 to 30% slope include 45 hectares of vineyards in the form of an amphitheater Rhine, The soils consist of loess and Gehängelehm with in the core area Tonmergel, Kalkverwitterungslehm and strong limestone skeletons deposits, as well as in the underground limestone. You own a good one Water storage capacity, The location is protected in the west and north by a row of hills from cold winds. Here are mainly the varieties Riesling. Sylvaner and Kerner cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Horny Helmut. Grosse Friedrich. Hirschhof. Keller Klaus. Schwahn-Fehlinger. Seehof Ernst Fauth. Changer Katharina and Wittmann Philipp,

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