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    Our vineyards

    Garnellen, our house vineyard


    Diversity and the attempt to break the monoculture

    My house vineyard has 1,2 acres and is located at 500 m above sea level. The clay soil of volcanic porphyry and calcareous dolomite is planted with 10 - 25 year old Sauvignon Blanc vines. Here, the ideal growth-harmony is almost reached.
    In some years, it is already possible to reach only with plant strengtheners to a harmonious ripeness.

    Only 3,000 m² I inherited from my mother, the rest of the area was slowly acquired over the last 15 years. Today it is the basis of the vineyard.

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    Barleith, the winery with the best view


    This vineyard has always been a family-owned; it spoils the vines with excessive heat. The 0, 7-hectare vineyards are located at 300 m above sea level, on a slightly inclined to the southeast terrace overlooking the Lake Kaltern. In clayey-chalky gravel soil are 20-year-old Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc vines.

    The exposed position usually allows for a late harvest. The combination of perfect tannins-ripeness with absolute grape health is my goal.

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