Riede (location) in the municipality of Wösing in the Lower Austrian wine region Wachau, You must not use the reed Kollmitz in the neighboring Joching. It was first mentioned in 1151 as "Cholmunz". The vineyards are arranged in almost all directions on the mountain slopes. The vineyards are supported by dry stone walls terraces laid out and cover 42 hectares. They are 221 to 418 meters above sea level and have a slope of up to 74% Tilt on. At the base of the slope, the floors are made of loess. On the slope, the sandy-stony, somewhat calcareous soils are particularly rich iron. manganese and magnesium, Due to the profound weathering, the vine roots can penetrate into the rock formation one meter deep. The wineries, for example, have shares in the vineyard Break Richard. Machherndl. Pichler Franz. Pichler Rudi and Schwaiger.
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