Single location (also Pettental) in the community Nierstein in the German growing area Rheinhessen, It is part of the so-called "red slope" within the Rhine front, The name was mentioned as a cadastral name as early as 1753. He goes back to the most common version on "Pater's Valley" (Valley of the Pater's = Valley of the Monks). In addition, as the origin of the first name "Peter" as well as the frequent toads migrations called (Petten = local name for toads). The east to southeast as well as in a small side valley also south facing vineyards in 50 to 170 meters above sea level with 2 to 70% slope cover 31 hectares of vineyards.
The soils consist of fine-grained red slate ( Rotliegendes ) with in the flat parts also alluvial soil and clay loam. The best part is the two bath Raft and Ober-Rehbach in the upper area of the location. Here, among other things, the Sortn Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc cultivated. Shares in the situation have z. For example, the wineries Domhof Baumann. Domtalhof. Gehring Theo. Gröhl. Gunderloch. Heyl to Herrnsheim. Huff Fritz Ekkehard. Kühling-Gillot. Louis Guntrum. Raddeck Stefan. Rappenhof. Rheinterrassenhof. Schatz Kai. Tailor Georg Albrecht. Staatliche Weinbaudomäne Oppenheim. St. Antony and Strub Walter,