The estate is located in the municipality of Leutschach on the wine route in the Austrian wine-growing region südsteiermark, Wine-growing in the traditional family dates back to 1650. The big upswing began in 1992 after his apprenticeship in the wine school Silberberg with the entry of Erwin Sabathi jun. in the tenth generation of the family in the family business. Together with his two younger brothers Gerd and Christoph, all key key positions in the company are covered by the family. The motto of the house is: The 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 Thank You for Good Building in Styria".
The vineyards cover a total of 39 hectares of vineyards, of which alone on Pössnitzberg 23 hectares. They are made exclusively with white wines, namely Sauvignon Blanc. Chardonnay. , Yellow muscatel, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) are planted. The winery has been a member of Styrian terroir & classic wineries (STK). The wines are vinified in the STK lines. The STEIRISCHE KLASSIK line includes fresh, fruity wines aged in stainless steel tanks. The DORFWEIN line comes from various vineyards within the municipality of Leutschach an der Weinstrasse.
The ERSTE STK LAGE line includes wines from the Poharnig® (Erwin Sabathi monopoly in Pössnitz, which is entirely stocked with Sauvignon Blanc), Krepskogel (with Gelber Muskateller, Subriede vom Pössnitzberg) and Jägersberg (with Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris in Kranach-Gamlitz, Subriede vom Kranachberg ). Village wines and first STK layer wines are exclusive fermented spontaneously and then ripen in the large wooden barrel.
The wines of the Topline GROSSE STK LAGE come from the 23 hectare, extremely steep area on Pössnitzberg, In some cases, management is only possible by hand. Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay are cultivated here. It is a very old vine stock with great importance for the company. The first core piece was acquired in the 1950s. A specialty are the wines from the best grapes from the oldest vineyards under the names "Sauvignon Blanc ALTE REBEN" and "Chardonnay ALTE REBEN". All these wines are aged in oak barrels and come to the market after 18 months of maturity. The winery is a member of the association Wine Styria,