Single location in the municipality of Niederhausen in the German Nahe growing region. The origin of the name probably goes back to Roman times. Hermann is possibly a corruption of Hermes, the Roman protective god of all messengers and travellers. The south- to south-west-facing vineyards at an altitude of 130 to 190 metres above sea level with a slope gradient of 5 to 40% comprise six hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of shale and melaphyr with loess loam above with a lot of fine soil and are artificially gravelled. Here mainly Riesling is cultivated. The climatic conditions with good cold air flow favour the production of ice wine. The vineyard is solely owned by Gut Hermannsberg.
Picture: © Hermannsberg Estate