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Ritzling

Riede or location (also liver) in the municipality of Weißenkirchen in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Wachau, It was mentioned as "Ritzinger" in 1236 and as "Ritzling" in 1301. The name is derived from the homonymous hamlet (place) or stream. According to an old legend, here on Danube washed up a Riesling vine. Of this, the origin of the Riesling derived. However, today's knowledge contradicts this. The location includes several vineyards in the immediate vicinity of the village of Weißenkirchen. The south-facing vineyards at 202 to 226 meters above sea level show only 6% slope Tilt and cover over 15 hectares of vineyards. The loamy alluvial sand on primary rock is very suitable for Riesling. For example, the wineries Kropf and Snow white Anton,

Ritzling and Lichtgartl - Weißenkirchen (Wachau, Lower Austria)

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