Single location in the village Wiltingen (Saar area) in the German wine-growing area Moselle . They must not be confused with the large crowd situation Zberg. It is probably next to the WÃ¼rzburg Stone (single location, Germany) (francs) to the world's most famous vineyard in Germany. The situation is so popular that on the bottle label as with Grands Crus in Burgundy, France is dispensed on the leadership of the community. Usually, only "Scharzhofberg" or "Scharzhofberger" cited. The origin goes back to a donation to the monastery of St. Mary's in 700th The monastery also operate in the following vineyards in the area of â€‹â€‹today's famous position. After the secularization under Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) the estate was auctioned in 1797. The vineyard achieved as a result a tremendous value. A plot of 3053 square meters in 1896 achieved a price of 90,000 gold marks. The counts Scharzhofberg achieve the best white wine regions in the world and the wines from Auctions Maximum prices. When land consolidation in 1971, the original location with 18 acres for another 10 hectares have been slammed.
The south to SÃ¼dsÃ¼dosten, as well as on the western edge of cover in some plots to southwest oriented vineyards in 180-310 meters above sea level with 30 to 60% slope, 28.1 hectares of vineyards. The soil consists of highly weathered gray shale with extremely high proportion of rock, clay and silty fine soil with ferrous, reddish contents, and in the western area with Braunderde. Here there is for a special microclimate with sometimes extreme fluctuations in temperature, which is particularly suitable for sweet wines. Because of its location in an open transverse valley wind, there tend to cool climate. The central Scharzhofberg has a heat storing body shape. It is grown almost exclusively in large part ungrafted Riesling, with lots of individual vines from the 19th Th century. Shares in a position to have such companies Episcopal Estate, Egon Mueller Scharzhof , Hovel , Count of Kesselstatt , Hans Resch , Van Volxem and United hospices .