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Riede or location in the community Spitz ad Donau in the Lower Austrian wine region Wachau, It is the front side of the Spitzer Hausberg, visible from a distance Castle hill, The main eponymous Burgberg is located on the back of the Danube opposite side of the mountain. The name "1000 bucket mountain" refers to the fact that a lot of wine is produced here in good years (1,000 bucket = 56,000 liters). The steep south-southeast facing terraced Vineyards at 214 to 309 meters above sea level show slopes of up to 84% Tilt on and cover 12 hectares. The two sides of the mountain are from soil type very different. The thousands bucket mountain, built from paragneiss and marble, is also known as a typical bedrock weathering floor. The one by far humus richest All Wachau vineyard soils form an essential water and nutrient store for the very dry location. Here are mainly the white wines Neuburger. Riesling and Green Valtellina grown. The wineries, for example, have shares in the vineyard Wachau domain. Donabaum Sighardt. Gritsch Mauritiushof. Gritsch Roman. hofstätter. Lagler Karl and Schneeweisschen,

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

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