Several times occurring single layer designation in Germany. The from the Celtic originating designation Lay (Ley) means "rock" or "slate rock" and refers to the rocky surface. Schieferlay is, strictly speaking, a pleonasm (like "white mold").
The vineyards are mainly oriented to the east, in smaller side valleys from south to southwest. The steep vineyards cover 21 hectares mainly of greywacke soils interspersed with hanging clay. Here is mostly Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), such as Blue Portuguese. Domina. Frühburgunder. regent, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Kerner. Müller-Thurgau and Riesling grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Bertram Julia. Deutzerhof. Kreuzberg. Riske Erwin and Riske Reinhold,
The also in the spelling Schieferley, with "e") location has a southern main alignment and is bounded by side valleys with west and east orientation. The up to 45% steep vineyards at 100 to 150 meters above sea level cover 24 hectares of vineyards. Some plots are crossed by a Lösshohlweg. The soils consist of Greywacke, Grauwackeschiefer, Gehängelehm and loess. About 80% cultivates the variety Pinot Noir, as well as Portugieser and Dornfelder. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Adeneuer. Castle garden. Deutzerhof. Heiner & Kreuzberg. Kreuzberg. Crawl Peter. Lingen Peter. Maibachfarm. Nelles Thomas. Riske Reinhold and Winery Sonnenberg,