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Saarburger Kupp

See under Kupp.

Popular single vineyard designation in the German wine-growing region Mosel area Saar (the name does not occur in the other wine-growing regions). The name is derived from "Kuppe" (mountain or hilltop).

Ayl

A vineyard with the name Kupp was first mentioned in documents in 1304 as the property of the Trier burgher Wilhelmus. At a wine auction in 1906, a cartload of "1904er Ayler Kupp" fetched the highest price ever paid on the Saar, 15,030 gold marks. In the course of the land consolidation in 1973, some formerly independent vineyards were added. The vineyards,...

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