The name goes back to a spice garden, as many communities in the Middle Ages for the preparation of Würzweinen have created. According to a document from the 13th century, the feudal winemaker Godefridus Th. Wurzegard owned such a spice garden. To commemorate the combination of herb garden and vineyard in 2005, a show spice garden was created in the steep slope of the location. In 1971, in the course of the Land Consolidation the previously independent two single layers of sick (s) lay and sundial incorporated and as bath guided. In 2015, Kranklay was called under the name of Kranklei cadastral location registered.
The oriented south to east-southeast vineyards in 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 will be here Riesling still largely in Single pile education and partly ungrafted cultured. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Berres. Episcopal wineries Trier. Dr. F. Weins-Prum. Dr. Hermann. Dr. Loosen. Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler. Heritage Karl. Joh. Jos. Christoffel heirs. Jos. Christoffel jr.. Loose-Bockstanz. Molitor. Mönchhof Robert Eymael and St. Anna,
Other single layers named Würzgarten are also available in Germany in the municipalities of Detzem (Moselle), Oestrich-Winkel / Hallgarten in the picture below (Rheingau) and Traben-Trarbach / Traben (Mosel).