wein.plus
Attention
You are using an old browser that may not function as expected.
For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

Bassgeige

single vineyard in the municipalities of Oberbergen and Schelingen (Kaiserstuhl area) in the German wine-growing region of Baden. The name can be traced back to the original shape of the site before the land consolidation in 1971, which is no longer recognisable today. The vineyards, which are mainly oriented to the south to southwest, and in some terraces to the east, west and northwest, are partly terraced and have a slope of 0 to 70%. They cover about 240 hectares of vineyards, 38 of which are in the municipality of Schelingen. The soils, which are very inhomogeneous due to their huge size, consist of weathered volcanic rock, carbonatite, tephritic lava and loess. Individual plots are only suitable for viticulture to a limited extent. The varieties cultivated here are Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Silvaner, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Muscat, Müller-Thurgau, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Shares in the site are held, for example, by the wineries Keller Franz, Schätzle Gregor and Thomas and Schätzle Leopold.

Voices of our members

Dr. Christa Hanten

For my many years of work as an editor with a wine and culinary focus, I always like to inform myself about special questions at Wine lexicon. Spontaneous reading and following links often leads to exciting discoveries in the wide world of wine.

Dr. Christa Hanten
Fachjournalistin, Lektorin und Verkosterin, Wien

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,382 Keywords · 46,989 Synonyms · 5,323 Translations · 31,716 Pronunciations · 202,680 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon

EVENTS NEAR YOU

PREMIUM PARTNERS