Stilisierte Karte von Rheinhessen

The location was mentioned in 1841 with the name "in der Herkretz". It is believed that the name was created by "Kretz at the army road". However, the interpretation of "Kretz" as a clearing land (scratching, Schiffeltechnik) is controversial.

facts and figures

Vineyard: 58 hectare Community: Sea level: 170-260 m Exposure: Turning south to west

soil types

Volcanic soil / rigosol

volcanic rigosol

Bright, magmatic rock of the red soil

Low to medium depth, stony, sandy loam soil, moderate storage capacity for plant-available soil water, good ventilation, poor in nutriets, acid soil reaction, good heatability, moderately root-breaking

Pronounced mineral notes, stony, smokey, flint, apple and peach flavors, stimulating citrus notes. Lively freshness, racy acidity, elegant, multi-layered structure, maturity necessary, tension and high potential

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