🇩🇪GERMANYHessische Bergstrass

HESSISCHE BERGSTRASS IS   Bereiche2    Grosslage4     Einzellage23     @Heppenheim

  • WEIS= Riesling 48%, Grauburgunder 8%, Rivaner 7%, Silvaner 4%, Kerner 3%,, Weissburgunder 3%
  • ROT= Spatburgunder 10%, Dornfelder 4%

GEOGRAPHY Germany(South-Interior),  ANBAUGEBIETE-Hessische Bergstrass

  • BETWEEN-Main, Neckar and Main Rivers, Non-Contiguous(2)LATITUDE: 49.6°N
  • MAIN CITIES-Behsheim, Grob-Umstadt, Heppenhein
  • Bereich-(2) Starkenburg, Umstadt
  • Landweingebiete- Landwein Rhein

TOPOGRAPHY– Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous,

  • SLOPES/ Odenwald Mountain, +Alt. ?, +Gradient(4° to 45°)
  • On~Rhine~River~

SOILS Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Loess, Granite, Porphyry, Quartz, Red Sandstone

CLIMATE Continental,  *Summers– Sunny, Long   |   *Winters– Wet Cold

VITICULTURE 450 ha. Planted,  (80% White/ 20% Red)


  • Historical Mountainous Roman Trade Route.(Strata Montana), Runs Parallel to the Rhine River Along the Foothills of the Odenwal.(Oden Forest)

CULTURE Know For Large Number of Co-Operatives

  • GASTRONOMY…                       |   CHEESE… Handkase(Cow/ Semi-Soft)

**Refer to GERMANY/ Overview For Detailed Information On Germany as a Country.

**Hessishe Bergstrass Images Courtesy of Delong Maps, Purchase Maps at Delongwine.com

STARKENBURGBereiche     @Auerbach

  • GEOGRAPHY- Germany, ANBAUGEBIETE-Hessische Bergstrass(West)
    • Glosslage(3) Rott, Schlossberg, Wolfsmagen
  • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Griesel & Compagnie(Sekt)

  • ROTTGrosslage     @Zwingenberg
    • WEIS= Müller Thurgau, Riesling, Weissburgunder
    • ROT= ?
    • GEOGRAPHY- ANBAUGEBIETE-Hessische Bergstrass, BEREICHE-Starkenburg
      • Villages- Alsbach, Auerbach, Schonberg, Zwingenberg
      • Einzellage- Alte Burg((7.2ha), Furstenlager, Herrenwingert(8.5ha./ Monopole Domain Bergstrasse), Hollberg, Mundklingen, Schontal, Steingeroll
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous+Alt. 190mt.- 228mt., +Gradient(4°- 45°)
    • SOILS- Granite, Sandy Loam
    • VITICULTURE- ?  ha. Planted
      • Estate/ Producers-
  • SCHLOSSBERGGrosslage     @Happenheim
    • WEIS= Grauburgunder, Riesling
    • ROT= Spatburgunder
    • GEOGRAPHY- ANBAUGEBIETE-Hessische Bergstrass, BEREICHE-Starkenburg
      • Villages– Erbach, Hambach, Heppenheim
      • Einzellage- Centgericht(15.5ha./ Monopole Domain Bergstrasse), Eckweg, Guldenzoll, Maiberg, Steinkopf(16.6ha.), Stemmier
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous+Alt. 110mt.- 190mt., +Gradient(7°- 50°)
    • SOILS- Yellow Sandstone, Red Sandstone, Gravel
    • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
      • Estate/ Producers- Domain Bergstrasse, Bergstrasser Winzer
  • WOLFSMAGENGrosslage     @Bensheim
    • WEIS= Grauburgunder, Riesling
    • ROT= Dornfelder
    • GEOGRAPHY- ANBAUGEBIETE-Hessische Bergstrass, BEREICHE-Starkenburg
      • Villages- Bensheim, Gronau, Zell
      • Einzellage- Hemsberg, Kalkgrasse(12.7ha.), Kirchberg((4.7ha.), Paulus, Steichling((29ha.)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Zeller)+Alt. 130mt.- 220mt., +Gradient(4° to  30°)
    • SOILS- Granite, Loam, Sandy-Gravel
    • VITICULTURE- ?  ha. Planted
      • Estate/ Producers- Domain Bergstrasse, Weingut der Stadt Bensheim

UMSTADTBereiche     @Auerbach

  • GEOGRAPHY- Germany, ANBAUGEBIETE-Hessische Bergstrass(North-East)
    • North-East of Darmstadt-City(15km.)
    • Villages- Brensbach, Dietzenbach, Gross-Umstadt, Heppenheim, Klein-Usmstadt, Rosdorf
    • Einzellage- Heilige Tanne, Herrnberg, Rosdorf, Stachelberg, Steingeruck, Wingersberg
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

**Refer to BIBLIOGRAPHY/ Sources For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced.