The winery is located in the community Leutschach on the wine route in the Austrian wine-growing region südsteiermark, The viticulture in the traditional family goes back to the year 1650. The big boom started in 1992 after his education at the winegrowing school Silberberg with the entry of Erwin Sabathi jun. in the tenth generation of the family in the parental business. Together with his two younger brothers Gerd and Christoph, all essential key positions of the company are covered by the family. The motto of the house is: Wines are the contemporary interpretation of tradition. In 2004, a newly built wine cellar was put into operation, for which the client was awarded the "Viktor Geramb-Dankzeichen für Gutes Bauen in Styria".
The vineyards cover a total of 39 hectares, of which alone on Pössnitzberg 23 hectares. They are exclusively white wines, namely Sauvignon Blanc. Chardonnay. , Yellow muscatel, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Pinot Gris ( Pinot Gris ) are planted. Since 2013, the winery is a member of Styrian terroir & classic wineries (STK). The wines are vinified in the STK lines. The line STEIRISCHE KLASSIK includes fresh, fruity wines matured in stainless steel tanks. The line DORFWEIN comes from different vineyards within the municipality Leutschach on the wine route.
The line ERSTE STK LAGE includes wines from the vineyard Poharnig® (fully stocked with Sauvignon Blanc monopoly position of Erwin Sabathi in Pössnitz), Krepskogel (with yellow Muscatel, Subriede vom Pössnitzberg) and Jägersberg (with white and Pinot Gris in Kranach-Gamlitz, Subriede vom Kranachberg ). Village wines and first STK layer wines are exclusive fermented spontaneously and then mature in a large wooden barrel.
The wines of the Topline GROSSE STK LAGE come from the 23 hectare, extremely steep area on the Pössnitzberg, A management here is partly only possible by hand. Here are Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay cultivated. It concerns a very old Rebbestand with large value for the enterprise. The first core was already acquired in the 1950s. A special feature are the wines from the best grapes of the oldest vineyards under the name "Sauvignon Blanc OLD VINES" and "Chardonnay OLD VINES". All these wines are matured in oak barrels and come after 18 months of maturity on the market. As a member of the market community Styrian wine will also be the brand Styrian Junker produced.