Stilisierte Karte von Rheinhessen

Nieder-Hilbesheimer Honigberg

The location was mentioned in 1740 with the name "zu Hönnigen". This common vineyard seed name probably does not go back to a "bee pasture". Presumably, the name of the location by the old Weinsorten- or. Quality designation "hunnisch" emerged. However, the meaning is not yet clear.

facts and figures

Vineyard: 21 hectare Community: Sea level: m Exposure: west

soil types

Marl / pelosol

Clay marl pelosol

Lime-rich clayey deposits of the teritary sea

Deep, calcareous clay soil with a high proportion of swellable clay, lower storage capacity for soil water available to plants, limited water permeability and ventilation, nutrient-rich, very calcareous, moderate warmability, difficult to root through

Full-bodied, dense, rich, moderate acidity, creamy enamel. Expressive, ripe, mango, apricot, honeydew melon, apricot. Less minerality, more fruity, full-bodied sustainability

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Limestone clay / terra fusca

chalky loam terra fusca

Tertiary marine deposits of a chalk algae reef, weathered brown clay

Medium to deep, rocky clay soil, moderate storage capacity for plant-available soil water, limited ventilation, nutrient-rich, calcareous, moderate heatability, limited root penetration

Fruity, full-bodied, pleasant opulence, large potential, maturity necessary, smoky notes, gentle acidity, mango and apricot, tension, rich complexity

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