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A vineyard or site (also called Superin) in the municipality of Dürnstein in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region of Wachau. It is named after the Superiorin, the abbess of the Clarissan convent of Dürnstein at that time, and was first mentioned in documents in 1493. The vineyard is located in front of Dürnstein's city walls and slopes gently southwards to the banks of the Danube. The vineyards at 196 to 215 metres above sea level have a slope of only 4% and cover almost 7.5 hectares of vineyards on finely structured, sandy soil. Here, mainly the Grüner Veltliner variety is cultivated. The Pichler-Krutzler and Schmidl Theresa wineries (formerly also the historically important Dinstlgut, which no longer exists) have shares in the site.

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