Ungsteiner Herrenberg

Bad Dürkheim

Tourist Information

Tourist Information
Kurbrunnenstr. 21c
67098 Bad Dürkheim

Phone : (0049) 6322 935 4500


Size: 28.6 ha

Subsoil: Terra Rossa, limestone, loess

Name: Counts of Leiningen, the "Lords" of Hardenburg.

We are here on a large limestone reef or limestone floe, formed in a tropical sea and later "broken off" from the surrounding countryside broken off" from the surrounding countryside. Remarkably intense red earth ("Terra Rossa") was formed when lime weathered in a tropical climate and iron oxidised. lime weathered and iron oxidised in a tropical climate. The climate and subsoil make for fresh, fruity, powerful Rieslings.

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