The Kaferberg, “beetle hill,” vineyard sits in a high spot above Steinmassel. The land has alternating layers of various soil types; heavy loam often meets light sand as well as some gravel. With a generally cool microclimate, long hang times here enable the Gru¨ner Veltliner grapes to reach their full ripeness.
In mid-October, the grapes were harvested carefully by hand, then underwent light sheet filtration and fined with Bentonite. Afterwards, the wine was racked and aged on fine lees in Austrian oak barrels for 12 months.