Dürkheimer Hochbenn

Bad Dürkheim

Tourist Information

Tourist Information
Kurbrunnenstraße 21c
67098 Bad Dürkheim

Phone : (0049) 6322 9354500


Size: 51.5 ha
Subsoil: limestone/marl, red sandstone, loess
Name: "Bende, Beunde" used to be the name of an "exposed estate". In fact, the Roman villa on Annaberg was located here about 2,000 years ago. Soils of red sandstone, fertile loess, and water-retaining clay and loam that are well moist and excellently suited for viticulture. and loam. The limestone can also be seen a little to the north in the form of remarkable limestone outcrops, which were formed when there was a tropical sea here about 25 million years ago. 25 million years ago. Southern and eastern slopes, protected from the weather by the Palatinate Forest in the west and the Spielberg Ridge in the east. the Spielberg ridge. This exceptional terroir, a mixture of optimal sunlight, mineral-giving, moist and cool soils, allows the vines to thrive, moist and cool soils gives rise to very special wines, especially fruity, spicy Rieslings.

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