Our vineyards – an overview
Varietals: Blaufränkisch, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, St. Laurent
Direction: south-eastern direction 8-12% gradient and a wonderful view over Lake Neusiedl
Ground: clear, chestnut brown soil with many chalk pebbles and larger stones. 50cm below ground, chalk bedrocks mixed with sandy loam.
Charteristics: Excellent red wine site particularly for Blaufränkisch and Merlot
Varietals: Zweigelt, Pinot Noir
Ground: Balance of clay, sand and silt. In lower regions, a strong presence of limestone and slate.
Characteristics: wonderful red wine site for wines with a high mineral content.
Varietal: Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc
Ground: clayey silt with gravel particles
Characteristics: good Burgundy site
Varietals: Pinot Noir
Direction: south-eastern slope with a view over Lake Neusiedl
Ground: sandy clay with a pebbly underlayer. A few isolated limestones.
Characteristics: a very good Pinot site
Varietals: St Laurent
Direction: wind exposed, slightly north-westerly slope
Ground: quartz-slate soil
Characteristics: cooler site, particularly suitable for early ripening varietals