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Kreutles

A vineyard or site (also known as Kräutles) in the municipality of Unterloiben (part of Dürnstein) in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region of Wachau at the foot of the Loibenberg. The name, which can be traced back to 1353, refers to former undergrowth that had to be removed for use. It is one of the oldest Wachau vineyards. The south-facing vineyards at 212 to 231 metres above sea level have a slope of only 6% and cover nine hectares of vineyards on soils interspersed with alluvial loess and weathered sand. The top layer (A horizon) is enriched with humus. 90% of the vines are cultivated here Grüner Veltliner. Shares in the vineyard are held, for example, by the wineries Bäuerl Wolfgang, Hutter Fritz and Knoll Emmerich.

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