Hochgrassnitzberg is the best grand cru on our estate. The special feature of this location is the shell limestone (residue of an old reef), on which the vines stand – this combined with the special microclimate give the wines their unmistakeably elegant character.
|Location and exposure||Root penetration depth|
|upper slopes, 20° south west||medium depth|
|Base material||Soil type|
|marl (silt)||calcareous rigosol|
|Sauvignon Blanc||21% sand, 45% silt, 34% clay|