Flashcards in Baden.Wurttemburg.HB Deck (37)
What is Germany's smallest anbaugebiete?
When did Hessische-Bergstrasse become the size it is now?
1971; previously running from Darmstatdt to Heidelberg (the foot of the Odenwald), initially planted by the Romans and documented as a winegrowing region as early as 773. Political restucturing saw the southern part of Hessische Bergstrasse annexed by Baden, resulting in the current size.
What is Hessische-Bergstrasse's largest winery, and what iconic estate does it possess?
Hessische-Staatsweinguter, in possession of Kloster Eberbach.
Hessische-Bergstrasse: Climate and Topography
Earliest spring and latest fall in Germany, with almost no danger of frost.
Western facing slopes running north-south along the foothills of the Odenwald; protected from northern and eastern winds by the Hunsrück, Taunus, Vogelsberg, Spessart, and Odenwald. Warmed by humid Atlantic winds.
Hessische-Bergstrasse: Soils by Bereiche
Starkenburg: Weathered granite with some yellow sandstone
Umstadt: off to the east, no Grosselage, Quartz, Porphyry
Who is the sole VDP member in Hessische-Bergstrasse? What vineyards and wines do they produce?
Hessische Stattsweingüter Domaine Bergstrasse
Bensheim Kalkgasse (limestone lane): Riesling, Dornfelder, Grauerburgunder
Heppenheim Centgericht (penny dish): Riesling, Grauerburgunder, Spätburgunder
Heppenheim Steinkopf (stone head): Riesling, Spätburgunder, Grauerburgunder
Oechsle for Riesling in Hessische-Bergstrasse
75, 85, 100, 125, 150
Which two regions of Germany were affected most strikingly (negatively) by Flurbereinigung?
Baden and Württemburg
Baden's Bereichen from North to South
Tauberfranken: location, soils, climate, major grapes
Far northeast, along the Tauber River between Franken and Württemburg. Belonging to Baden solely politically.
Muschelkalk and loam
Very cold and damp, prone to frost
Müller-Thurgau, Schwarzriesling. Also cultivates a small amount of an indigenous grape called Tauberschwarz.
Badische-Bergstrasse: soils, topography
Former extension of Hessische-Bergstrasse, smallest bereiche in Baden.
150-250M elevation, protected by the Odenwald to the east.
Mostly loess and loam over buntsandstein and muschelkalk; volcanic soils around Schreisheim.
Kraichgau: soils , major grapes
Buntsandstein and muschelkalk in the north by Badische-Bergstrasse
Scattered loesskindel (small, hard limestone formations within loess)
Riesling, Spätburgunder, Müller-Thurgau
Ortenau: soils, topography, major grapes
North-south valley running from the Rhine plain to the Schwarzwald, crossed by steep transverse valleys creating south-facing slopes.
Weathered granite, with some loess, loam, and sand. Scattered volcanic deposits (porphyry).
Spätburgunder, Riesling, Müller-Thurgau
Where in Baden are bocksbeutel permitted?
Northern Ortenau - a relic of a Franconian noble family that once owned vineyards around Baden-Baden.
What is Klingelberger?
A synonym for riesling in Baden
What is the synonym for Savagnin in Baden?
Breisgau: soils, topography, major grapes
Situated along the Rhine plain, with additional vineyards in the Glöttertal, terminating in the Schwarzwald at 450M.
Loess over weathered gneiss.
Kaiserstuhl: soils, topography, major grapes
Low mountain range.
Volcanic, igneaous rock; some vineyards on deep loess.
Tuniberg: soils, topography, major grapes
Formerly part of the Kaiserstuhl, now its own bereiche centered around the Tuniberg.
Rathern than volcanic soils, limestone and loess here.
Markgräflerland: soils, topography, major grapes
Cool, damp climate, affected predominantly by the Schwarzwald to the east.
Fertile, loamy, loess, some limestone
Bodensee: soils, topography, major grapes
Foothills of the Alps, from 396-560M; cool climate moderated by the lake.
Molasse and glacial moraine rubble.
Grosse Lage, Producers, and Major Grapes of Ortenau?
Neuweier Mauerberg: Schloss Neuweier, Riesling
Grosse Lage, Producers, and Major Grapes of Kaiserstuhl?
Oberrotweil Eichberg (oak mountain): Salwey, Schwarzer Adler, Spätburgunder, Weissburgunder, Grauburgunder, Muskateller
Oberrotweil Kirchberg: Salwey, Schwarzer Adler, Spatburgunder, Weissburgunder, Muskateller
Achkarren Schlossberg: Schwarzer Adler, Dr. Heger, Spätburgunder, Grauburgunder, Weissburgunder, Riesling
Ochsle for White Grapes and Red Grapes in Baden
76-85, 82-92, 98-105, 124-128, 150-154
79-85, 88-95, ,101-105, 125-128, 150-154
Oechsle vary by bereiche.
What is Germany's warmest winegrowing region?
Where is Bernhard Huber, and what is his specialty?
Malterdingen (Breisgau). Spätburgunder.
What is the specialty of Bodensee?
Weissherbst of Spätburgunder
Württemberg surrounds which major city?