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Description to Traisental DAC
One of the eight specific ones wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Lower Austria, Incidentally, it is the only wine-growing region in the Mostviertel. It is west of Wien, borders in the north on the Danube and is limited to the south by the Lower Austrian capital St. Pölten. The current size is in 1995 by separation from the wine region Danubia (today Wagram ) emerged. It was named after the river Traisen, which flows through it from Herzogenburg in the south to Traismauer in the north and then Krems flows into the Danube. The Traisental is an ancient wine-growing region. A grape seed find from the Bronze Age 2,000 BC and one Celtic Bronze buckets from 450 BC with drinking scenes at a festival show it as one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Austria. The city of Traismauer was an old Roman city, here the Limes ran, the wall against the Germanic people coming from the north. According to legend, the Nibelungen were treated to wine on their way to King Etzel in Traismauer. In 1673, wine tasting in Inzersdorfer was rated higher than from the Wachau,
The predominant soil type consists of dry, sandy and gravelly loamy layers. The climate weather is subject to Pannonian and continental influence, the Danube has a heat regulating effect. The largest wine-growing community is Traismauer with around 200 hectares of vineyards. In Inzersdorf, some monasteries such as Passau and Salzburg already had vineyards around the year 1000. Other municipalities are Ambach, Angern, Atzenbrugg, Getzersdorf, Herzogenburg, Inzersdorf, Nasenberg, Nussdorf, Oberndorf, Oberwölbling, Reichersdorf, Sitzenberg-Reidling, Statzendorf, Waldlesberg and Würmla. The best-known vineyards are Engelreich, Gießgraben, Grillenbühel, Hausberg (first named 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 wine varieties is 17.6% and the proportion of white wine varieties is 82.4%. It dominates with well over half of the Grüner Veltliner stock, followed by Zweigelt and Riesling.
From the 2007 vintage, the origin-controlled quality level Traisental DAC was introduced. All other quality wines have to come from Lower Austria, the Vins under the wine-growing region designation wine country be marketed. In addition to the generally applicable DAC conditions special rules apply.
The wines must have a characteristic taste typicality exhibit. The following applies to Grüner Veltliner : fruity, fine Spice, no botrytis, no noticeable wood tone ( toast flavor ) balanced, Not heavy on alcohol, The following applies to Riesling : gossamery. aromatic. elegant. mineral, no botrytis dominance, no wood tone, balanced, not alcohol-heavy. The following applies to the reserve : strong style, distinctive regional and variety aromas, dense and long in leaving, a delicate botrytis and wood tone is permitted.