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Steiermärkisches Landesweingut Silberberg
The training center for fruit and wine growing and the Silberberg winery is located in Kogelberg near Leibnitz in the Südsteiermark (Austria). The name comes from the former owner Count Heinrich von...
Name: Steiermärkisches Landesweingut Silberberg
Address: Address 8430 Leibnitz, Austria
Growing area: Styria/Steiermark
Vineyard: 26 ha
Owner: Land Steiermark
Managing Director: Reinhold Holler Ing.
Wine Maker: Klaus Fischer
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Associations: Wein Steiermark
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The wines keep constant high level and are usually the best in their respective category in the area. Weaknesses, there is little, but can occur in difficult vintages. However, this must be balanced in good years with particularly compelling assortments so that an operation can hold the status. In most cases you can blindly buy.
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0.75 L
2018 Südsteiermark DAC Leutschach Sauvignon Blanc Ortswein
11.00 €
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light nutty oak on the nose, vegetal notes, restrained yellow fruit,. Tranquil, slightly creamy but...
0.75 L
2018 Südsteiermark DAC Kitzeck-Sausal Riesling Ortswein
11.00 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light nutty and yeasty notes on the nose, tart yellow fruit, very light touch of yellow spice, herba...
0.75 L
2016 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Sauvignon Blanc dry Klassik
83 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Deutlich vegetabile, etwas an Hülsenfrüchte erinnernde und ein wenig kräuterige Nase mit gelbfruchti...
0.75 L
2016 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Kitzeck Gelber Muskateller dry
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, vegetal and herbaceous notes, hint of bacon, some pulses, restrained yellow fruit. Clear,...
0.75 L
2015 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark dry Meletin
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool, tart nose, yeasty and vegetal notes, restrained light yellow fruit, some liver sausage, light...
0.75 L
2015 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Sauvignon Blanc dry Steinbruch
83 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Leicht nussiger, vegetabiler und erdiger bis mineralischer Duft mit herben gelb- und grünfruchtigen...

The training center for fruit and wine growing and the Silberberg winery is located in Kogelberg near Leibnitz in the südsteiermark (Austria). The name comes from the former owner Count Heinrich von Silberberg. Through marriage in the family of Messrs. Von Leibnitz, Count Heinrich von Silberberg came to the site of today's wine-growing school in 1331. The wrong man came in the last third of the 19th century mildew and the phylloxera also in the Styria and destroyed many vineyards. In 1895, the Styrian state parliament bought the property for 19,000 guilders in order to develop measures and further training in order to build a regional vine plant and a training facility for the winegrowers in the region.

In the 1st Republic (1918-1938), businesses in economic distress were absorbed by the province of Styria and continued to be used as state goods. Silberberg is divided into the areas of fruit and wine growing school and state winery. Silberberg is also one of the test centers for the State test number probelms. In 1985 the five Styrian estates Silberberg, Kitzeck, Schlossberg, Remschnigg and Glanz were combined to form the "Styrian state winery Silberberg". A new white wine cellar was also built this year. Responsible for the operation are oenologist Ing. Reinhold Holler, cellar master Klaus Fischer and wine master Johann Schwarz. The picture shows the area of the technical school Silberberg with all outbuildings such as school, boarding school, winery and workshops. Above it are the glazier and quarry sites.

Technical school for fruit and viticulture Silberberg in Leibnitz (southern Styria) with above the vineyards glazier and quarry

The vineyards cover around 26 hectares of vineyards, 90% of which are made with white wines . Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay ( Morillon ) muscatel, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Riesling, Rivaner ( Müller-Thurgau ) Muscaris and Souvignier Gris, as well as 10% with the red wine varieties Zweigelt and Cabernet Jura are planted. Management close to nature is done without herbicides, In the Meletin location in the municipality of Leutschach on the Weinstrasse Organic viticulture according to the rules of ECOVIN and annual controls Austria organic guarantee, Growing up here Opokböden the Organic wines in red and white. A specialty in the large Sausal location are ten hectares of small terraces, which are processed using a steep slope management model specially developed here. In order to support the young plants, artificial ones were created on some terraces irrigation systems (Drip irrigation) erected.

Only grapes from our own vineyards are pressed. The wines are available in three lines. The “classic wines” are aged without the use of wood. For strong wines such as Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Blanc, old wooden barrels are used in the expansion. The "layer wines" from the Sausal around Kitzeck of the layers quarry (classic in stainless steel tank ), Trebien ( large wooden barrel ) and Annaberg (used large wooden barrel) are removed separately. The line "BoS" = Best of Silberberg ( ) is only produced in special years. The red wines are aged in the red wine cellar built in 2006 in 300 liter barriques or large wooden barrels.

There are also bottle fermented sect. Frizzante (Sparkling wines), chestnuts (chestnuts), fruit juices, vinegar Oil painting Verjus and at the Landesgut Remschnigg fine brandies ( rape. Wine. fruit, Rowanberry, medlar, nut etc.) and marketed in our own shop. In 1995, a 1.5 km long wine educational trail was set up through the school vineyard. There are guided tours and commented tastings for groups, hikes along the wine trail through the school vineyards and in cooperation with the Wine Academy Austria Seminars offered. From 2020, the state winery was responsible for the management of the Episcopal wine cellar Seggau accepted.

Steiermärkisches Landesweingut Silberberg Region: Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Austria Styria/Steiermark
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