The VDP.GROSSE LAGE® SCHLOSS PROSCHWITZ lies above the scarped ridge of the Elbe Valley. The vineyard has a south to southwest exposition and is slopy to steep with an up to 45 per cent gradient. The soil is comprised of an up to six meter deep layer of decomposed loess over red granite. It has good available water capacity and warms well and homogenously in the sun exposed site. The vines are planted between 150 and 170 metres a.s.l.. History: Dr. Georg Prinz zu Lippe re-purchased the vineyard in 1990. The property was confiscated from his family in 1945 without compensation.

Layer profile

Growing AreaSachsen
Graded area8,33 acres
Graded vinesSpätburgunder
VDP.Growers working in this layerSchloss Proschwitz - Prinz zur Lippe | Zum Weingut

Geological data

Elevation173-140m ü. N. N.
GroundLehmlöss auf Granit und Syenit Riesling, Elbling

Meteorologic Data