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Achleiten

Riede or location (also Achleithen) in the municipality of Weißenkirchen in the Austrian wine region Wachau, It was first mentioned in the 9th century. In 1314 it was named "on the Echleiten" (slope with oaks). The extremely steep, facing west to southeast terraced Vineyards with up to 77% slope Tilt at 209 to 358 meters above sea level cover 23 hectares of vineyards. They lie on deep, old rock floors with a loamy layer. The sandy topsoil has a depth of about 50 cm humus enriched. These have a high Water storage capacity, Above all, the white wines are here Green Valtellina and Riesling cultured. The property is shared by over 50 owners, some of whom are very small, including the wineries Wachau domain. Crab Apple Karl. Jamek Josef. Kartäuserhof. Pichler Rudi. Prague. Schneeweisschen and Snow white Anton, The vineyard is in the neighborhood Klaus,

Achleiten - Wachau (Lower Austria)
Picture: © Robert Herbst POV

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