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Schlossberg (single location Germany)

Common single-sheet name in Germany, It is usually derived from a (possibly no longer existing) stately building on the top of a hill.

Achkarren / Oberrotweil - to bathe (Kaiser chair)

The upper part below the castle ruins Höhingen was converted in 1819 by blowing up the steep cliffs in vineyards. The in the form of four amphitheatres to the west to southeast, but predominantly south-oriented vineyards in 190 to 320 meters above sea level with 20 to 80% slope cover 80 hectares of vineyards. The large location is divided into four areas: Böhmischberg, Büchsenberg, Schlossberg and Schneckenberg. The soils consist of dark, weathered skeletal-rich volcanic rock with partly artificially applied loess top. In some areas, the soil is so poor that the vine piles had to be set in concrete. Here are mainly the varieties Riesling, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Sylvaner grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Augit. Dr. Heger. Baron von Gleichenstein. Keller Franz. St. Remigius and Winzergenossenschaft Achkarren,

Schlossberg - communities Achkarren and Oberrotweil (Baden, Kaiserstuhl)

Castle Layen - Near

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

Castell - Franconia (Steigerwald)

Here once stood the two main castles of the Counts of Castell. Around the year 1266 there was a count of ownership, in which the deed of distribution the first mention of the most important Casteller vineyard. From the castle built in the 16th century today only a staircase tower is preserved. The oriented to the south, southwest and west kettle-shaped vineyard in 300 to 390 meters above sea level with 40 to 70% slope covers 4.5 hectares of vineyards. The erosion-prone soils on the surface gray-blue soils consist of Gipskeuper, calcareous marl and Grusigem clay stone with deposits of alabaster. Here the varieties Silvaner, Riesling and Rieslaner are cultivated. The location is the sole property of the winery Princely Castell domain office, In the lower slope of the Schlossberg is the location Reitsteig,

Cochem - Moselle (Castle Cochem)

The south-facing vineyard is located directly under the walls of the Reichsburg Cochem. This mountain or castle has been a theater of fierce fighting and sieges throughout history. On the steep vineyards, 70 meters above the Moselle, the vines are rooted in brittle blue shale with little fine soil. In 1998, the steep slope was completely new with great effort terraces created. Here are mainly the varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ).

Schlossberg - Cochem (Burg Cochem, Moselle)

Diersburg - Baden (Ortenau)

The southeast to southwest aligned in the form of a kettle vineyard with 20 to 60% slope covers 3.8 hectares of vines on skeletal granite and gneiss weathering soil. The location is the sole possession of the winery Freiherr Roeder von Diersburg.

Durbach - Baden (Ortenau

The oriented to the southeast to west-northwest vineyards in 220 to 370 meters above sea level with 15 to 80% slope cover 33.5 hectares of vineyards. The floors are made of weathered granite and are interspersed with porphyry, gneiss and loess. The famous old one wonKlingelbergstrasse with 2.5 hectares of vineyards is the sole possession of the winery Margrave of Baden Castle Staufenberg. It was in the course of Land Consolidation not designated as a single location in 1971 due to its small size. However, a request in this regard was made and it is expected soon a positive decision (as of March 2009). Here the varieties Riesling (Klingelberger), Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Traminer, Müller-Thurgau, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the two wineries Gräflich Wolff Metternich'sches winery and Margrave of Baden (Weingut Schloss Staufenberg).

Erbach - Rheingau

The name was only at the Land Consolidation created in 1971. The south-facing vineyard in 80 to 115 meters above sea level with up to 12% slope covers six hectares of vineyards. The location starts above the winery Castle Reinhartshausen in whose sole possession it is located, and moves westward towards Hattenheim, where they adapt to the situation Marcobrunn borders. To the Rhine side it is protected by trees. The deep loess clay soils have a good one Water storage capacity, Here is the Riesling cultured.

Schlossberg - community Erbach (Rheingau)

Freiburg - Baden (Breisgau)

Due to its strategic location, the vineyard has been the scene of fierce fighting over the past centuries. The French Sun King Louis XIV. (1638-1715) commissioned after his victory over Freiburg his stronghold builder Vauban on the mountainside to build powerful bastions. The remains of ancient castles and bastions serve now peaceful purposes, the stones were used to build walls that today are the small terraces support the castle hill. The south-facing vineyard with 20 to 70% slope covers five hectares of vineyards on weathered gneiss. Here, the varieties Auxerrois, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Silvaner and Pinot Noir are grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries State Wine Estate Freiburg and Stigler Andreas,

Hallburg - Franconia (Maindreieck)

The name refers to the castle Hallburg. The oriented south-southwest vineyards with 20 to 40% slope cover 30 hectares of vineyards on Keuperböden. They are protected by a forest and walls. Here only Riesling and Silvaner are cultivated. The location is the sole possession of Castle Schönborn,

Hecklingen - Baden (Breisgau)

At the historic Schlossberg with the castle ruin Lichteneck was scientifically proven already in 1492 viticulture operated. The oriented from west to southeast vineyards with 0 to 80% slope cover 68 hectares of vineyards. The skeletal, yellowish shell limestone soils are interspersed with loess clay. Privileged is an area of six hectares in the steep slope. Here, especially the varieties Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are cultivated. A share of the situation has for example the winery Huber Bernhard,

Klingenberg - Franconia (Main Square)

The location is a listed building. The oriented south-southwest to west-southwest vineyards in 120 to 230 meters above sea level with 50 to 90% slope cover 27 hectares of vineyards. They will be in the two bath Hochberg divided in 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 red sandstone and in places red clay. You own a good one Water storage capacity, Here are Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Blue Portuguese cultured. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Deppisch Johannes. Prince Rudolf. Gunther Harald. Klingenberg. Stritzinger and Wrench Rainer,

Lorch - Rheingau

The aligned to the southwest vineyards in 100 to 200 meters above sea level with 30 to 50% slope cover 17 hectares of vineyards. The rising above the location forest of the Rheingau mountains shields from extreme cold air. The floors are made of weathered slate, which is often covered with loess and quartzite. Here, especially the varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir are cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries old church. Chat Sauvage. Count of Kanitz. Kesseler and Laquai Paul,

Neipperg - Wuerttemberg (Württembergisch Unterland)

The Schlossberg is located below the ancestral castle of the noble family Neipperg and was created by clearing in the 13th century for the first time. The below the castle from south to southwest, at the crest of the upstream slope to the west, and in the central slope south-southwest to south-southeast aligned vineyards in 250 to 320 meters above sea level with a slope to 5% on the high plateau, and 30 to 65% in The terraces and the central slope comprise about 24 hectares of vineyards. Particularly favored climate is the parcel "Kehl" in the eastern part of the central slope. The soils consist of gypsum keuper with loess partly, as well as in the higher parcels and on the plateau weathered reed sandstone. The varieties Lemberger, Riesling and Muskateller are cultivated. The location is the sole property of the winery Count Neipperg,

Neuweier - Baden (Ortenau)

The oriented south to southwest vineyard in 180 to 220 meters above sea level with 40 to 60% slope covers nearly three hectares of vines on porphyry weathered soil. Here only the Riesling is cultivated. The location borders on the best plots of the location Mauerberg, It rises in terraces immediately behind the Castle Neuweier with the winery of the same name, in whose sole possession it is.

Ortenberg - Baden (Ortenau)

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

Rhodt under Rietburg - palatinate (Southern Wine Route)

The oriented south to southeast vineyards with 5 to 25% slope cover 70 hectares of vineyards. It is an inhomogeneous location with granite weathering rocks, weathered red sandstone, Rotliegend, lime, Latvians and sand. Here the varieties Riesling, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir, Black Riesling, Portuguese and Dornfelder are cultivated. Shares in the situation have z. For example, the wineries Fader Kastanienhof. Lergenmüller. Meyer Stefan. Möwes and Waldkirch,

Schloss Vollrads (District of Winkel) - Rheingau

Schloss Vollrads is a district of the municipality of Winkel. But that is also the name of the winery of the same name Schloss Vollrads single item. In this is the won Schlossberg. Both Schloss Vollrads and Schlossberg may be used as a single layer designation on the label appear.

Schlossberg - Commune Schloss Vollrads-Winkel (Rheingau)

Staufen / Grunern - Baden (Markgräflerland)

The aligned to the northwest to northeast vineyards with 0 to 40% slope cover 46 hectares of vineyards on skeleton-rich loess clay soils. The best plots are located below the castle ruins in south facing position. Here, mainly Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir are cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example members of the WG Staufen, as well as the wineries Wiesler Michael and Zähringer Wilhelm,

Other communities

In the German growing area Rheingau there is a situation Mountain Schlossberg, In the French Alsace There are grand cru locations called Schlossberg and Wineck-Schlossberg,

Cochem: From cocoparisienne on Pixabay
Erbach: © klickrhein, Frank Förster / Rheingau

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