Zornberg

Facts:

Town:
Spitz
Insolation in hours per year:
2138
Size in ha:
7,58
Terraced vineyard:
Yes
Aspect:
S - SE
Slope gradient:
Up to 64 %
Altitude:
246 - 335 m

Description

The soils on the landmark mountain of Gut am Steg, the Zornberg, are slightly more fertile than in the surrounding vineyards of Biern and Setzberg.

Soil profile Zornberg

The Zornberg consists of the metamorphic rocks paragneiss, amphibolite and Spitz granodiorite gneiss. The latter is similar to the Gföhl gneiss, a so-called orthogneiss, which developed through transformation from a granitic rock.
The Zornberg profile comes from the footslopes. Gravity and erosion formed metre-high layers of sandy, stony material composed of paragneiss, amphibolite and Spitz granodiorite gneiss.