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Riede (location) in the east of the municipality Spitz ad Donau in the Lower Austrian wine region Wachau, The west-south facing steep terraced Vine areas supported by dry stone walls at an altitude of 215 to 303 meters show slopes of up to 70% Tilt on and cover 6.5 hectares. They lie on crystalline marble with a gneiss-permeable weathering floor with chalky sediments with some oyster shells and overlying silicate-rich brown earth. Cold air flows down from the 1,000-meter-high Jauerling, causing strong temperature fluctuations between the sunny days and cold nights. The acidic paragneiss in the soil ensures extreme mineral. smoky - spicy Wines. Here are mainly the white wines Neuburger and Riesling as well as in the lower area Green Valtellina cultured. Due to the steepness, only laborious manual work is required. The wineries, for example, have shares in the vineyard Hirtzberger Franz. Gritsch Mauritiushof. hofstätter and Rixinger, as well as winemakers of the Wachau domain,

Singerriedel - Spitz a. d. Danube (Wachau, Lower Austria)
Picture: © Robert Herbst POV

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