are located within a radius of eight kilometres around the Winery, covering 35 hectares in three vineyards. The soils are mainly calciferous sedimentary rock with a high amount of sand. The annual average of precipitation is 400-450mm, which is the bottom line for vines. Against this backdrop, a main focus of our work is to improve the soil and build humus.
Our primary grapes are classic varietals, like Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Zweigelt, and also Pinot Noir. Moreover, we are engaged in varieties which have been well known in other parts of this world, but which are newcomers in our region: In 1995, we planted the French grapes Syrah and Viognier for the first time.
Steinbügel, our best vineyard right next to the Winery, is located on a south-facing slope with permeable clayey primary sand soil of marine origin with a high amount of lime. Being exposed to the sun, arid heat develops during the day, while chilly continental air brings freshness at night which results in great differences between the day and night temperatures. This, in turn, leads to the fresh, crisp acidity and a distinctive variety of aromas in the grapes. In the airy location, the grapes stay healthy in autumn and can ripen for a long time on the vines without being rot-infected. The long-lasting wines from this specific vineyard thus perfectly reflect the archetype of vintage and varietal.