Notes from Skurnik Wines:
"As a founding member of the ÖTW (Association of Austria’s Traditional Wine Estates), Hiedler has been one of the motors of Austria’s vineyard classification since 1992. For decades, the estate has been cultivating vines on some of the best vineyard sites the Kamptal has to offer. The family’s profound understanding of origin and site is a determining factor in their wine style. Their Erste Lage holdings include Riesling parcels in the famous Heiligenstein, Gaisberg and Steinhaus vineyards. Grüner Veltliner is predominantly grown on the mineral-rich loess soils south and west of Langenlois; besides the original family vineyards of the late 19th-century in Thal, parcels include Erste Lage vineyards in Kittmannsberg, Käferberg and in Schenkenbichl, a distinct and special soil, where the vines are grown on amphibolite rock.
Thal is the site of some of the Hiedler family’s first vineyards, which they have been cultivating since 1856. Thal is gently sloping terraced vineyard in the southern portion of the Langenlois where the soil is a sandy and chalky loess.."