TAFELSTEIN, Dienheim | VDP.GROSSE LAGE®



The VDP.GROSSE LAGE® TAFELSTEIN is located on the slope overlooking the Rhine River south of Oppenheim. The vineyards face east to southeast and have a moderate slope of 10 percent. The TAFELSTEIN GL borders the upper, somewhat steeper single-vineyard Tafelstein parcels. Riesling and Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) grow on deep loess over loam and calcareous marlstone. The soils have good water storage capacity. History: The name stems from “Tafelgut”, the wineries that served as a source of income for the aristocracy.

RegionFranken
AlignmentO
Groundloess over calcareous marl
Graded vinesRiesling


Meteorologic Data

MonthsTemperature
(Average temperature per month in °C)
Sun
(Anual sum of hours of sunshine)
Precipitation
(Anual sum ofprecipitation)
Januar2,841,235,6
Februar3,266,835,8
März6,8144,429,6
April11,7202,630,9
Mai15,1203,957,9
Juni18,1211,267,3
Juli20,3228,954,3
August19,4214,061,1
September15,4159,839,1
Oktober10,4103,437,3
November6,642,538,6
Dezember3,337,844,9