"Kretz" is derived from scratching and indicates the heavy workability of the soil (the surface quickly becomes hard as it dries quickly. "Heer" is derived from an old army road that runs at the foot of the mountain.
The special features of the location
The south orientation of the location ensures rapid and intense warming of the air and provides protection against cold east and west winds. On the other hand, cool air currents from the valley in which the Appelbach flows cool down at night. This constellation often allows the grapes a very long ripening period.
Sea level: 170-260 m
Exposition: Turning south to west