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Kröver Nacktarsch

Etikett Kröver Nacktarsch Wine designation or branded wine from the German Moselle wine-growing region (Bernkastel), which is made up of the municipality of Kröv and the Großlage Nacktarsch. The Großlage is divided into the individual vineyards Burglay, Herrenberg, Kirchlay, Letterlay, Paradies and Steffensberg in the municipality of Kröv; Burglay and Herrenberg are shared with the municipality of Kövenig. The original name probably derives from the Celtic "Nackas", which means "rocky elevation".

This refers to the fact that the slope presents itself "naked" in autumn without foliage. However, there are also numerous other and sometimes very hefty legends about the origin of the name. One version cites the alleged similarity of the mountainside to the conscious human body part as the origin. A second version tells of a cellar master who is said to have spanked the bare bottoms of two boys after catching them drinking from a barrel of wine. This origin story is also depicted on numerous labels of producers of this wine. See also other stories under winemaking customs.

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