Single-layer designation that occurs several times in Germany. The one from the Celtic originating name Lay (Ley) means "rock" or "slate rock" and refers to the rocky ground. So slate layer is actually a pleonasm (like "white mold").
The vineyards are mainly oriented to the east, in smaller side valleys to the south to southwest. The steep vineyards cover 21 hectares on mainly greywacky soil, which is interspersed with sloping soil. Mostly Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), such as Blue Portuguese. Domina. Frühburgunder. regent, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Kerner. Müller-Thurgau and Riesling grown. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Bertram Julia. Deutzerhof. Kreuzberg. Riske Erwin and Riske Reinhold,
The also in the spelling Schieferley, with "e") location has a southern main orientation and is limited 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 loess hollow. The floors consist of greywacke, greywacke slate, hanging clay and loess. Around 80% of the Spätburgunder variety, as well as Portugieser and Dornfelder, are cultivated here. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Adeneuer. Castle garden. Deutzerhof. Heiner & Kreuzberg. Kreuzberg. Creep Peter. Lingen Peter. Maibachfarm. Nelles Thomas. Riske Reinhold and Weingut Sonnenberg,