Vineyard in the in the municipality Wiltingen (area Saar) in the German cultivation area Moselle, He must not be confused with the large-scale Scharzberg. Next to the Würzburger stone (Franconia) is the most famous vineyard in Germany. In 1971, the Scharzhofberg was declared a district of Wiltingen. Wine law is no Single Location but a single layer-free Gemarkung, On the bottle label is renounced to the citation of the community and only the designation "Scharzhofberg" or "Scharzhofberger" led. The south-facing vineyards cover 28 hectares with 30 to 60% slope Tilt, The soil consists of weathered slate with a very high proportion of rock as well iron containing, clayey shares. Here is only the variety Riesling cultured.
The origin dates back to a donation to the monastery of St. Mary in the year 700. The monastery operated in the wake of viticulture also in the area of today's famous location. After the secularization under Napoleon (1769-1821) the estate was auctioned in 1797. The vineyards achieved a huge increase in value as a result. A plot with 3,053 square meters in 1896 scored a price of 90,000 gold marks. The Scharzhofberg is one of the best white wine locations in the world and the wines achieve Auctions Maximum prices. In the center of the picture are the operating buildings of the winery Egon Müller-Scharzhof, Further shares have the wineries Episcopal wineries Trier. Hoevel. Imperial Count von Kesselstatt. Van Volxem and United Hospitals,