The name goes back to a spice garden, as many communities used to prepare it in the Middle Ages Würzweinen have created. According to a document from the 13th century, the feudal winemaker Godefridus Th. Wurzegard owned such a wort garden. As a reminder of the connection between the herb garden and the vineyard, a show wort garden was created on the steep slope of the site in 2005. In 1971, in the course of Land Consolidation the previously independent two individual layers ill (en) lay and sundial incorporated and as bath guided. In 2015 Kranklay became known as Kranklei cadastral location registered.
The south-east-southeast vineyards at 120 to 320 meters above sea level with 45 to 65% slope Tilt cover 53 hectares. The floors consist of a mixture of red sandstone ( Rotliegendes ) and weathered slate. Mainly here Riesling still mostly in Single pile education and in part ungrafted cultured. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Berres. Episcopal wineries Trier. Dr. F. Weins-Prüm. Dr. Hermann. Dr. Loosen. Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler. Heir Karl. Joh. Jos. Christoffel heirs. Jos. Christoffel jr.. Loose-Bockstanz. Molitor. Mönchhof Robert Eymael and St. Anna,
There are further individual locations called Würzgarten in Germany in the municipalities of Detzem (Mosel), Oestrich-Winkel / Hallgarten in the picture below (Rheingau) and Traben-Trarbach / Traben (Mosel).