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Schlossberg (single location Germany)

Common single-layer name in Germany. It mostly derives from a stately building (possibly no longer existing) on the top of a hill.

Achkarren / Oberrotweil - to bathe (Kaiserstuhl)

The upper part below the Höhingen castle ruins was converted into vineyards in 1819 by blowing up the steep rock faces. The vineyards in the form of four amphitheaters facing west to southeast, but mostly south, at 190 to 320 meters above sea level with 20 to 80% slope cover 80 hectares of vineyards. The large location is divided into the four areas Böhmischberg, Büchsenberg, Schlossberg and Schneckenberg. The floors are made of dark, weathered, volcanic rock rich in skeletons, some with artificially applied loess. In some areas, the soil is so thin that the vine posts had to be concreted in. Here are mainly the varieties Riesling, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Silvaner grown. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Augit, Dr. Gamekeeper, Baron von Gleichenstein, Cellar Franz, St. Remigius and Achkarren wine cooperative.

Schlossberg - communities Achkarren and Oberrotweil (Baden, Kaiserstuhl)

Layen Castle - Near

It is a historical location. The south-facing vineyards with 5 to 40% slope cover 15 hectares of vineyards on clayey clay soil. Riesling and Burgundy varieties are cultivated here. The wineries, for example, have shares Forster Georg, Joh. Bapt. shepherd, Pieroth and Schlossgut Diel.

Castell - Franconia (Steigerwald)

The two forts of the Counts of Castell once stood here. Around the year 1266 there was a count's possession, whereby the most important Casteller vineyards were mentioned in the divisional certificate for the first time. Of the castle built in the 16th century, only a stair tower is preserved today. The kettle-shaped vineyard facing south, southwest and west at 300 to 390 meters above sea level with a 40 to 70% slope includes 4.5 hectares of vineyards. The gray-blue floors, which are at risk of erosion, consist of gypsum keuper, calcareous marl and creepy claystone with alabaster deposits. The varieties Silvaner, Riesling and Rieslaner are cultivated here. The location is the sole property of the winery Princely Castell's domain office. The location is in the lower middle of the slope of the Schlossberg Reitsteig.

Cochem - Moselle (Cochem Castle)

The south-facing vineyard is located directly under the walls of the Cochem Imperial Castle. This mountain and the castle have always been the scene of fierce battles and sieges throughout history. The vines are rooted in brittle blue slate with little fine soil on the steep vineyards 70 meters above the Moselle. In 1998 the steep slope was completely new in with great effort Terraces created. Here are mainly the varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) cultivated.

Schlossberg - municipality of Cochem (Burg Cochem, Mosel)

Diersburg to Baden (Ortenau)

The vineyard, which is oriented to the southeast to southwest in the shape of a cauldron with a slope of 20 to 60%, covers 3.8 hectares of vines on skeletal granite and gneiss weathering soil. The location is the sole property of Freiherr Roeder von Diersburg.

Durbach - Baden (Ortenau

The vineyards, oriented to the southeast to the west-northwest, at an altitude of 220 to 370 meters with a slope of 15 to 80%, cover 33.5 hectares of vineyards. The floors are made of weathered granite and are partially interspersed with porphyry, gneiss and loess. The famous old one WonKlingelberg with 2.5 hectares of vines is the sole property of the Markgraf estate of Baden Schloss Staufenberg. It was in the course of Land consolidation not shown as a single layer in 1971 due to its small size. However, an application has been made and a positive decision is expected shortly (as of March 2009). The varieties Riesling (Klingelberger), Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Traminer, Müller-Thurgau, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are cultivated here. The two wineries, for example, have shares in the location Countess Wolff Metternich'sches Weingut and Margrave of Baden (Staufenberg Castle Winery).

Erbach - Rheingau

The name was only given at the Land consolidation created in 1971. The south-facing vineyard at 80 to 115 meters above sea level with up to 12% slope comprises six hectares of vineyards. The location starts above the winery Reinhartshausen Castle, in whose sole possession she is, and pulls west towards Hattenheim, where she is in the situation Marcobrunn adjacent. It is protected by trees on the Rhine side. The deep loess clay floors have a good one Water storage assets. Here is the Riesling cultured.

Schlossberg - municipality of Erbach (Rheingau)

Freiburg - Baden (Breisgau)

Thanks to its strategic location, the vineyard has been the scene of fierce battles in the past centuries. The French sun king Louis XIV (1638-1715) commissioned his fortress builder Vauban to build mighty bulwarks on the mountainside after his victory over Freiburg. The remains of old castles and bastions are used for more peaceful purposes today, the stones were used to build walls, the small ones today Terraces of the castle hill. The south-facing vineyard with 20 to 70% slope comprises five hectares of vineyards on weathered gneiss soil. The varieties Auxerrois, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Silvaner and Pinot Noir are grown here. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation State winery Freiburg and Stigler Andreas.

Hallburg - Franconia (Main triangle)

The name refers to Hallburg Castle. The south-southwest-facing vineyards with 20 to 40% slope cover 30 hectares of vineyards on Keuperboden. They are protected by a forest and walls. Only Riesling and Silvaner are cultivated here. The location is owned by Schönborn Castle.

Hecklingen to Baden (Breisgau)

On the historic Schlossberg with the Lichteneck castle ruins, viticulture was already scientifically proven in 1492. The vineyards, oriented from west to southeast, with a slope of 0 to 80%, cover 68 hectares of vineyards. The skeletal, yellowish shell limestone floors are interspersed with loess clay. An area with six hectares on the steep slope is considered privileged. The varieties Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are cultivated here. The vineyard, for example, has a share in the location Huber Bernhard.

Klingenberg to Franconia (Mainviereck)

The location is a listed building. The vineyards, oriented to the south-southwest to the west-southwest, at 120 to 230 meters above sea level with a slope of 50 to 90%, cover 27 hectares of vineyards. You will be in the two Tub Hochberg divided into the western section and Schlossberg below the castle. The spectacularly steep terraces are supported by 4,000 meter long dry stone walls. The floors are made of weathered colored sandstone and red clay in places. You have a good one Water storage assets. Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Blue Portuguese cultured. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Deppisch Johannes, Prince Rudolf, Gunther Harald, Stone valley, Stritzinger and Wengerter Rainer.

Lorch - Rheingau

The southwest-facing vineyards at 100 to 200 meters above sea level with 30 to 50% slope cover 17 hectares of vineyards. The forest of the Rheingaugebirge rising above the location shields from extreme cold air. The floors are made of weathered clay slate, which is often covered with loess and quartzite. Above all, the varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir are cultivated. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Altenkirch, Chat Sauvage, Count von Kanitz, Kesseler and Laquai Paul.

Neipperg - Württemberg (Württembergian lowlands)

The Schlossberg is located below the ancestral castle of the Neipperg aristocratic family and was created for the first time through clearing in the 13th century. The vineyards below the castle from south to southwest, at the top of the upstream slope to the west, as well as in the central slope to the south-southwest to south-southeast at 250 to 320 meters above sea level with a slope of up to 5% on the high plateau and 30 to 65% in the terraces and in the central slope cover around 24 hectares of vineyards. The “Kehl” plot in the eastern part of the central slope is particularly favorable in terms of climate. The floors consist of gypsum keuper with some loess, as well as in the higher plots and reed sandstone weathered on the plateau. The varieties Lemberger, Riesling and Muskateller are cultivated. The location is the sole property of the winery Count Neipperg.

Neuweier to Baden (Ortenau)

The south-southwest facing vineyard at 180 to 220 meters above sea level with a slope of 40 to 60% covers almost three hectares of vineyards on porphyry weathered soil. Only the Riesling is cultivated here. The location borders on the best plots of the location Mauerberg. It rises in terraces immediately behind the Neuweier Castle with the winery of the same name, in whose sole ownership it is located.

Ortenberg to Baden (Ortenau)

The west to southeast oriented vineyard below the castle with 10 to 65% slope includes almost nine hectares of vineyards on shallow, sandy granite weathering soil. The location is almost entirely owned by the winery Ortenberg Castle. Small plots are owned by a few cooperative winegrowers and the Jasmin Kiefer winery.

Rhodt unter Rietburg - Palatinate (Southern Wine Route)

The south-southeast facing vineyards with 5 to 25% slope cover 70 hectares of vineyards. It is an inhomogeneous location with floors made of weathered granite rock, weathered colored sandstone, Rotliegend, lime, Latvian and sand. The varieties Riesling, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir, Black Riesling, Portuguese and Dornfelder are cultivated here. Have shares in the location z. B. the wineries Fader Kastanienhof, Lergenmüller, Meyer Stefan, Gulls and Waldkirch.

Vollrads Castle (District of Winkel) - Rheingau

Vollrads Castle is part of the municipality of Winkel. That is also the name of the sole owner of the winery of the same name Vollrads Castle individual item. In this is the Won Schlossberg. Both Schloss Vollrads and Schlossberg may be used as individual layers on the label appear.

Schlossberg - municipality of Vollrads-Winkel (Rheingau)

Staufen / Grunern - Baden (Markgräflerland)

The vineyards, which face north-west to north-east with a slope of 0 to 40%, cover 46 hectares of vineyards on skeleton-rich loess soil. The best plots are located south of the castle ruins. Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir are mainly cultivated here. Members of the WG Staufen, as well as the wineries, have shares in the location, for example Wiesler Michael and Zähringer Wilhelm.

More communities

There is another location called Schlossberg in the community Rotenberg (Württemberg), in the German growing region Rheingau there is a location Schlossberg mountain. In French Alsace exist called Grand Cru locations Schlossberg and Wineck-Schlossberg.

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Erbach: © klickrhein, Frank Förster / Rheingau

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