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Kaiserberg (Riede Austria)

Riede or location in the community Dürnstein in the Lower Austrian winegrowing area Wachau, It lies between the communities Dürnstein and Weißenkirchen between the vineyards Buschenberg and Liebenberg. The name goes to Kaiser after an unverifiable legend Charlemagne (742-814), who is said to have camped here with the Frankish army. Probably a surname is the origin of this name.

Kaiserberg with Subriede Lichtensteinerin in Dürnstein (Wachau, Lower Austria)

The steep south to southeast aligned terraced Vineyards at 203 to 376 meters above sea level have up to 73% (36 °) slope Tilt on and cover 15 hectares of vineyards. The southeastern part of the Kaiserberg is the Unterriedene Lichtensteinerin. The steep south to southeast aligned terraced Vineyards at 207 to 302 meters above sea level point to 66% slope Tilt on and cover five hectares of vineyards. The barren soils consist of paragneiss and granite weathering. Here are mainly the varieties Green Valtellina and Riesling cultured. Shares in the vineyard, for example, have the producers Domain Wachau. Pomaßl and Prague,

Image: © Robert Herbst POV

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