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Klaus (Riede Austria)

Riede (location) in the municipality of Weißenkirchen in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Wachau, It was first mentioned in documents in 1386. The name derives from the fact that the Riede used to be the only one in the Wachau to go directly to Danube handed. Klaus (also Klause) comes from the Latin "claudere", which means (in, out, close). The south-facing vineyard consists of steep stone terraces that are prone to frost in the lower area. The floors are on weathered gneisses and slate. By the way, the first irrigation system of the Wachau was set up in the Riede Klaus. To the upper part of the vineyard leads through the vineyards a comfortable walk, from here you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Wachau countryside. Here mainly the two varieties Grüner Veltliner and Riesling are cultivated. Shares have, for example, the wineries Jamek Josef. Wooden apple Karl. Kartäuserhof and Prague, In the neighborhood is the well-known Riede Achleiten,

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