Loess sand rigosol

Formation

Wind deposits of calcareous dust-sand mixture during the ice ages (majority dust)

Soil characteristics

Fertile, deep, silty sandy soil, nutrient-rich, calcareous, good storage capacity for plant-available soil water, good ventilation, good rooting, moderate to good heatability, high growth pontencial.

  • Era: Quaternary (1.8 million years before modern times)
  • Rock: loess sand
  • Soil: Rigosol
  • Share of total area in Rheinhessen: 1 %

Strong, lush, buffered acidity, fruity aromas, uncomplicated complexity, medium-bodied structure, charming finish. Yellow fruit flavours in white wines. Refreshing red fruit notes, strawberry ad raspberry in red wines.

Pfarrgarten

Palmenstein

Gimbsheim Liebfrauenthal

Contact details:

Rheinhessenwein e.V.

Otto-Lilienthal-Straße 4

55232 Alzey

Tel: (0049) 6731 9510740
E-Mail: info@rheinhessenwein.de

Contact details:

Rheinhessenwein e.V.

Otto-Lilienthal-Straße 4

55232 Alzey

Tel: (0049) 6731 9510740
E-Mail: info@rheinhessenwein.de

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