Popular single-layer name in Germany. The first part of the name is derived from the fertility of this animal and its frequent occurrence in the vineyards. The second part comes from the Middle High German word "spring / sprung" and means source, such as are often found in vineyards.
The south-facing vineyards with up to 60% slope cover 130 hectares of vineyards made of heavy clay soils with light sand deposits and openly exposed iron ore rock. The section "Löwenberg" is considered privileged. Mainly here Riesling, as well as Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Dornfelder grown. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Cistercian winery Michel, Dackermann, Thirty fields, Erbeldinger, Horny Helmut, Geil - Römerhof, Meiser Frank, Economics Council of Johann Geil I. Heirs, Wine kingdom and Winter Stefan.
The name derives from the fact that in the past the individual fields in this location were supposedly only so large that a rabbit could jump over them. Supposedly has a wine of the famous century wine 1811 the poet prince Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) to his famous work "West-Eastern Divan". Through the Land consolidation In the 1970s, a large proportion of space was added that cannot keep up with the quality of the original core location.
The south-southeast facing vineyards at 95 to 140 meters above sea level with up to 30% slope cover around 100 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of deep loess, loam and clay with fine earth content, as well as partly shallow gravel and sea sand deposits. Above all, Riesling and Pinot Noir are cultivated here. The vineyards, for example, have shares in the location Allendorf, Anchor mill, Dr. Corvers cautery, It is August, FB Schönleber, Privy Councilor J. Wegeler Heirs, GH by Mumm, Hirschmann Christoph, Johannishof Eser, Prince of Hesse, Querbach and Trenz Michael.