The estate is located in the Leibnitz municipality in the Austrian wine region südsteiermark surrounded by wild flowers and herbs, dense forests and grapevines. After acquiring a piece of land, the business was built up by Anton and Astrid Hirschmugl in the early 2010s. Three apartments, each furnished true to the original according to the Biedermeier, Art Nouveau and 50s eras, as well as a holiday apartment “am Sonnenhang” are available for rent. A small chapel in the vineyard, a cellar vault more than 200 years old and a ballroom offer an exclusive setting for weddings, birthday parties and company events. Alexander Scherübl is responsible as cellar master.
In line with the goal of producing original wines, they also became fungus-resistant PIWI varieties planted. The greatest emphasis was placed on the aroma spectrum and taste potential. The vineyards cover 12 hectares of vineyards on extreme steep slopes with sedimentary soils and mineral rock. They are 80% with the white wine varieties Sauvignon Blanc. Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay respectively. Morillon. Traminer. Muscaris and Cabernet Blanc, as well as 20% with the red wine varieties Zweigelt. St. Laurent and Cabertin planted. It is becoming more certified Organic viticulture practiced. There are different types of snakes in the vineyards. These non-toxic snakes are considered an indicator of an intact environment, which is only guaranteed if the work is environmentally friendly. That is why the Natter is also a symbol of the winery labels contain.
By selective hand picking only ripe and healthy grapes are processed. Depending on the type of wine, the wines in the stainless steel tank, in the large wooden barrel or in expanded. The product range is divided into the Styrian drinking pleasure lines (wines with pronounced minerality), Nobilis ( terroir wines from the best locations), Aurum (only in the best vintages produced) and Natural ( spontaneous fermentation, multi-day like a Orange Wine ) structured. All wines are bio and vegan certified, much of it is without filtration and only with little sulfur levels vinified and bottled. There are also bottle fermented sect Fruit juices vinegars. Grape seed flour. Grapeseed oil and honey from our own beekeeping.