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Weingut Giefing

Leithaberg Austria Burgenland

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The winery is located in the Freistadt Rust in the Burgenland (Austria). The Freihof dates from the 15th century and is Weltkulturerbe the UNESCO. The business is run by Erich and Claudia Giefing. Er...
Name: Weingut Giefing
Area: Leithaberg
Growing area: Burgenland
Vineyard: 15 ha
Owner: Claudia und Erich Giefing
Wine Maker: Claudia Giefing
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0.75 L
2007 dry Marco Polo
24.00 €
Editor note: Smoky, toasted, nutty notes on the nose, ripe black berries, hint of tobacco, a few red berries. Rip...
0.75 L
2013 Blaufränkisch dry Guter Roter
Translate to English Editor note: Zart säuerlicher, etwas pfeffriger und kräuterig-pflanzlicher Duft nach Sauerkirschen mit Noten von...
0.75 L
2011 Blaufränkisch dry Umriss
Translate to English Editor note: Fester, geschliffener, leicht holzwürziger Duft nach reifen Sauerkirschen und eher dunklen Beeren mi...
0.75 L
2011 dry Cavallo
29.00 €
Editor note: Clear nose, light smoky and spicy notes, tobacco and mineral notes, mixed berries. Fairly firm, ripe...
0.75 L
2011 Reserve dry
Translate to English Editor note: Deutlich holzwürziger Duft nach teils eingemachten Kirschen und mehr schwarzen als roten Beeren mit...
0.75 L
2014 St. Laurent dry Umriss
Translate to English Editor note: Leicht nussiger, rauchig-holziger und tabakiger Duft nach gemischten Beeren mit Kirschnoten sowie er...

The winery is located in the Freistadt Rust in the Burgenland (Austria). The Freihof dates from the 15th century and is World Heritage the UNESCO. The business is run by Erich and Claudia Giefing. Erich Giefing ran the “Backstube” toque restaurant in Rust and has been fully dedicated to viticulture since the mid-1990s. The vineyards cover 16 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Bandkräftn. Gemärk, Rieglband, outline and forest. They are 90% like red wine (50%), Zweigelt. Pinot Noir. Syrah. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and St. Laurent, as well as 10% with the white wines Chardonnay. Furmint. . Pinot gris and Neuburger planted.

The oldest vines ( Blaufränkisch ) are over 60 years old. In the production oriented towards nature, the use of herbicides and insecticides renounces and successfully the disrupter applied. Each vine is checked several times from spring to autumn to guide it in the desired direction. It will shoots broken out and excess grapes removed to a maximum physiological maturity to get. Depending on the growth and nature of the vine and grape, a maximum of six to eight grapes are grown on Rebstock leave. The average achieved earnings is extremely low 30 hl / ha.

The vinification of the wines is based on the operating philosophy of not producing cheap wines, but rather wines with individual, characterful styles, away from any mainstream with the taste of the region. They are in depending on the type of wine stainless steel tanks or expanded. The flagship of the house is the red wine cuvée “Cardinal” ( Blaufränkisch , Zweigelt, CS) which has been aged in new barriques for 26 months. Other premium wines are Blaufränkisch Reserve, Pinot Noir Cavallo, St. Laurent Reserve and the cuvée "Marco Polo" (Syrah, Merlot, CS). This top line is only produced in particularly good years. In weather-appropriate years, too Rust outbreak vinified. The artist labels designed the painter Gerhard Almbauer. In addition, bottle fermentation is also carried out sect. vinegars ) (Spicy vinegar, drinking vinegar ) generated. The winery is a member of the associations Renowned wineries Burgenland (RWB) and Cercle Ruster outbreak,

Weingut Giefing Region: Leithaberg Austria Burgenland
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