red rock

Formation

Wind deposits of calcareous dust-sand during the ice ages

Soil characteristics

Deep, calcareous sandy soil, only moderate storage capacity for soil water available to plants, very good aeration, moderate to good heatability, usually sufficiently nutritious, calcareous, very good rootability

  • Era: Quaternary (1.8 million years ago to modern times)
  • Rock: shifting sands
  • Soil: Rigosol
  • Share of total area in Rheinhessen: 1 %

Rather red than white wine, thick berry skin due to warmth, fruit-intense, profound, gentle acidity, dense structure, young wine already open early, aging possible, balanced, complexity.

Rheinhöhe

Eich Goldberg

Gimbsheim Sonnenweg

Guntersblum St. Julianenbrunnen

Heidesheim Geißberg

Nieder-Ingelheim Rotes Kreuz

Ockenheim Kreuz

Wackernheim Rabenkopf

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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