Frauenweingärten

Facts:

Town:
Rossatz
Size in ha:
21,13
Altitude in m:
200 - 246
Aspect:
E
Average Slope in %:
11
Max. Slope in %:
48
Terraced vineyard:
No
Distance to Danube in m:
27
Labour required in h:
7.400
First documentary evidence:
MTF 1751 - 1753

Description

Frauenweingärten refers to the vineyards on the slopes between Rossatzbach and Rossatz. The nutrient-rich soil found here provides ideal conditions for producing expressive wines, mostly Grüner Veltliner.

Soil Profile Frauenweingärten

The gentle western slopes of the Frauenweingärten vineyard are composed of metre-thick glacial loess. On the upper slope, there are varying extents of paragneiss- and migmatite-amphibolite material additions transported from the nearby Dunkelstein Forest. This makes for a lighter soil texture and reduces the carbonate content. The profile clearly shows the individual layers of relocated loess with various contents of paragneiss material.