The grand cru Obegg is characterised by deposits of so-called Leitha limestone that developed in the form of small reefs in the shallow zones of a subtropical sea much more than 10 million years ago – from the residue of algae, corals, mussels and snails.
|Location and exposure||Root penetration depth|
|Base material||Soil type|
|limestone, brown clay on Leitha limestone||calcareous rigosol|
|Morillon||18% sand, 35% silt, 47% clay|