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Pettenthal

Single location (also Pettental) in the community Nierstein in the German growing region Rheinhessen, It is part of the so-called "red slope" within the Rhine front, The name was mentioned as a cadastral name in 1753. According to the most common version, it goes back to “Pater's Tal” (Valley of the Pater's = Valley of the Monks). In addition, the first name "Peter" is mentioned as well as the frequent toad hikes here (Petten = local name for toads). The vineyards facing east to southeast and in a small side valley also facing south at 50 to 170 meters above sea level with 2 to 70% slope Tilt cover 31 hectares of vineyards. The floors are made of fine-grained red clay slate ( Rotliegendes ) with alluvial land and clayey clay in the flat parts. In the best part, the two count bath Raft and Ober-Rehbach in the upper area of the location. Here are the varieties Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc cultured. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Domhof Baumann. Domtalhof. Gehring Theo. Gröhl. Gunderloch. Heyl to Herrnsheim. Huff Fritz Ekkehard. Keller Klaus. Kühling-Gillot. Louis Guntrum. Raddeck Stefan. Rappenhof. Rheinterrassenhof. Schatzel Kai. Tailor Georg Albrecht. State wine-growing domain Oppenheim. St. Antony and Strub Walter,

Pettenthal - vineyards next to the Rhine © winery St. Antony

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