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Achleiten

Riede or Lage (also Achleithen) in the community of white churches in the Austrian wine-growing region Wachau, It was first mentioned in a document in the 9th century. In 1314 it was called "at the Echleiten" (hillside with oak trees). The aligned to the west to southeast, extremely steep terraced Vineyards with up to 77% slope Tilt in 209 to 358 meters above sea level cover 23 hectares of vineyards. They lie on deep primeval rocks with a loamy surface. The sandy topsoil is up to a depth of about 50 cm with something humus enriched. These have a high Water storage capacity, Above all, here are the white wine varieties Green Valtellina and Riesling cultured. The property is shared by over 50 owners, some of whom are very small, including wineries Domain Wachau. Wooden apple Karl. Jamek Josef. Kartäuserhof. Pichler Rudi. Prague. Schneeweisschen and Snow White Anton, In the neighborhood is the Riede Klaus,

Achleiten - Wachau (Lower Austria)
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