The geology of Heiligenstein is famous all over the world. The reddish conglomerate of sandstone, which dates back to the Permian period, is as unique as the wine from this
Foggy and misty weather conditions during fall result in wines with a juicy, slightly minerally flavour
and hints of stone fruit.
The foothills of the Waldviertel, part of the Bohemian Massif, consist of primary rocks and are characteristic fo their large portion of shale. Also, there are extreme changes in
temperatur. This combination creates wines with a distinct mineral flavour, structure and potential for storage.
It is located at the foot of the Heiligenstein and is one of the hottest locations in the Kamptal.
The bottom consists of a sandy silt and is underlaid with loess.
This brings highly ripe grape material and forms expressive wines.