Large vineyard (location) in the community Spielfeld-Grassnitzberg in the Austrian wine-growing region südsteiermark, It is named after the Katastral community and covers 272 hectares of vineyards. The size also gives different conditions. In addition to a cauldron and southeastern slopes, which are among the best areas, there are also Northeast plots, which were planted with vines in the 1960s. The preferred parts are wind protected, but by mold ( Botrytis ) endangered. Here is the for the Styria typical noise device Klapotetz for the purpose of deterring Schad birds used.
The large area is divided into three sub-areas Grassnitzberg, Central splash and regarded as the best part Hochgrassnitzberg. The vines forming a cauldron are mostly oriented south, with the right edge tilted to the west. The soils consist of about one meter deep sandy loam (Gamlitzer Schlier) on weathered shell limestone (playing fields lime or Leithakalk). Here are mainly the white wine varieties Chardonnay or. Morillon. Traminer. muscatel. Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Riesling cultured. Shares in the Subrieden have, for example, the wineries Georgiberg. Hagen Holger. Polz Erich and Walter. Polz-Kiefer. Primus. Skoff Walter and Tement Manfred,
Grassnitzberg: Winery Primus (Polz)
Hochgrassnitzberg: Weingut Erich & Walter Polz - Moodley