GLÖCK, Nierstein | VDP.GROSSE LAGE®




The VDP.GROSSE LAGE® GLÖCK is located on the south end of the Roter Hang in a south to southeast exposition. The 2.1-hectare vineyard is not significantly marked by the typical red clayey slate of the region, but rather by light loess loam soils and sandy, clayey loam. It lies between 90 and 130 metres a.s.l. and has a moderate slope of 30 percent. The GL GLÖCK is a ‘Clos’, meaning the site is completely bounded by old stone walls. That stone shields it against wind and stores up warmth, contributing to its microclimate as much as its location along the Rhine. GL GLÖCK is planted with Riesling and Spätburgunder. Site history: GL GLÖCK was first mentioned in a deed of donation from 742, making it the oldest vineyard site in Germany. It was likely named after the bell of the St. Kilian hillside chapel, at whose foot it lies.

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Growing Area



Graded area0,80 
AlignmentS-SO
Elevation80m
Groundfeiner Lösslehm
Graded vinesRiesling, Spätburgunder

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