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Description to Traisental DAC
One of the eight specific wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Lower Austria, Incidentally, this is the only winegrowing area in the Mostviertel. It is located west of Wien, bordered to the north by the Danube and is bounded south of the Lower Austrian capital St. Pölten. The current extent is in 1995 by separation from the wine region Danubia (today Wagram ) emerged. The name of the river Traisen, which flows from Herzogenburg in the south to Traismauer in the north and then at Krems flows into the Danube. The Traisental is an ancient winegrowing area. A grape seed find from the Bronze Age 2,000 BC and a Celtic Bronze buckets from the year 450 BC with drinking scenes at a feast make it one of the oldest wine regions in Austria. The town Traismauer was an old Roman town, here ran the Limes, the wall against the urge from the north Germanic. According to a legend, the Nibelungen have been treated to wine on their way to King Etzel in Traismauer. In 1673 Inzersdorfer wines were rated higher at a wine tasting than from the Wachau,
The predominant one soil type consists of dry, sandy and schottrig-loamy layers. The climate or weather is subject to Pannonian and continental influence, the Danube has a heat-regulating effect. The largest wine-growing community is Traismauer with about 200 hectares of vineyards. In the year 1000 some pens such as Passau and Salzburg already had vineyards in Inzersdorf. Other municipalities are Ambach, Angern, Atzenbrugg, Getzersdorf, Herzogenburg, Inzersdorf, Nasenberg, Nussdorf, Oberndorf, Oberwölbling, Reichersdorf, Sitzberg-Reidling, Statzendorf, Waldlesberg and Würmla. The most famous vineyards are Engelreich, Gießgraben, Grillenbühel, Hausberg (first mentioned in 950), Händlgraben, Pletzengraben, Rafasetzen, Wöbling and Zwirch.
In 2015, the vineyards covered a total of 815 hectares of vineyards. Compared to 2009 with 789 hectares this was an increase of 3%. The proportion of red wines is 17.6%, the proportion of white wines 82.4%. It dominates with far more than half of the Grüner Veltliner stock, followed by Zweigelt and Riesling.
From the year 2007, the quality- controlled Traisen Valley DAC was introduced. All other quality wines have to deal with the origin of Lower Austria, the Vins under the wine-growing region name wine country be marketed. In addition to the generally valid DAC conditions Special rules apply.