Riede or Lage (also Hollstoand'l) in the community Dürnstein in the Lower Austrian winegrowing area Wachau, The name derives from Middle High German "holin" (hollow). The name refers to the probably oldest name of a vineyard in the Wachau in 1019. By "the hollow stone" is meant an area at the foot of Höherecks, which has specified together with the Watstein the border of the village Dürnstein. It is the slope foot area between the vineyard Kellerberg and the Riede Höhereck.
The south-facing partly terraced Vineyards at 206 to 253 meters above sea level point to 41% slope Tilt on and cover 4.5 hectares of vineyards on deep, mixed with alluvial soil. In the terraced areas, the Gföhl gneiss forms the starting material for soil formation, while in the flat vineyards at the foot of the slope, the vines are rooted in translocated, weathered and somewhat decalcified loess. Here are the varieties Green Valtellina and Riesling cultured. A Riesling from this vineyard was presented on 15 May 1955 on the occasion of the signing of the Austrian State Treaty in the Vienna Belvedere. As further wines thereby the Dürnsteiner brand wines Flohhaxn and stone's throw proffers. Shares in the vineyard, for example, have the wineries Alzinger. Hutter Fritz. Pichler Franz Xaver. Prague and Schmidl Theresa,
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