Soil and climate
The Falkensteiner cliffs are foothills of the Northern limestone Alps and form a geological and climatic island location in the otherwise very gentle hilly wine district. The Valley is protected from the strong West winds and the well ventilated altitude of our vineyards are for the wine made. Over the course of thousands of years Löss and clay was kept on the slopes of the today’s wine
itself, which promotes water retention and deep rooting of vines. Dating the Thetys, Mediterranean primordial, the weathering shell lime in the soil. Today, he is a real treasure of ground from which our wines draw their unique mineral. Comparing the Falkenštejn climate data with those of the renowned wine-growing regions of the world, so one can understand why here the wines are so fragrant and so fresh: even during extremely hot summer days cools tremendously thanks to the special high – altitude in the evening, so the refreshing acidity is preserved. At the same time, the physiological maturity can slow but sure
progress. The results are very complex, balanced, and highly aromatic wines, which always bring the touch of coolness and freshness with it. These distinctive properties of soil and climate provide the elegance of the wines, complexity on the palate and cool minerality.