Important ampelographic features
The necessary growing conditions, in terms of soil and climate, can only be found in the Thermenregion. A warm, south-facing vineyard with the correct type of soil and a calcareous substratum is necessary for good shoot growth. Rotgipfler produces consistently high yields in ideally suited, fertile soils.
Area under vine in Austria
(as a proportion of the variety’s total area)
Source varietal specifications: Höhere Bundeslehranstalt und Bundesamt für Wein- und Obstbau (Federal College and Federal Office for Viticulture, Oenology and Fruit Growing) in Klosterneuburg, “Austria’s Qualitätswein grape varieties and their clones“ („Österreichische Qualitätsweinrebsorten und deren Klone“), 2nd, reviewed edition, September 2015
Source area under vine: Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism according to IACS (as at 31 May 2022)