Watstein

Facts:

Town:
Dürnstein
subsite of:
Schreiberberg
Size in ha:
0,14
Altitude in m:
207 - 222
Aspect:
SW
Average Slope in %:
61
Max. Slope in %:
128
Terraced vineyard:
Yes
Labour required in h:
200
First documentary evidence:
1019

Description

Although it is listed as a small section of the Schreiberberg vineyard, the Watstein is one of the oldest cru names in the Wachau. The danube just left a small passage which often could only be used by wading.