The location got its name from the derivation of Middle High German "Steige", which is due to a steep rise in the location.

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Vineyard: 48 hectare Community: Sea level: 170-216 m Exposure: Turning southwest to southeast

soil types

Sand / regosol

Sand regosol

Coastal sands, gravel and pebbles; tertiary marine deposits

Deep, gravelly, loamy sandy soil, sufficient storage capacity for plant-available soil water, drought stress in dry years, very good aeration, often poor in nutrients, slightly calcareous, good heatability due to high gravel content, limited root space

Opens up early, lively, fruity, slim, elegant. Vivid acidity, green apple, citrus, grapefruit. Drinkable early, more refreshing than mineral and profound.

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