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Buchegger Walter

The estate is located in the municipality Dross in the Lower Austrian wine region Kremstal, It was founded in 1893. In 1994, the company was handed over by Leopold Buchegger to his son Walter Buchegger (1968-2018). With the year 2006 the new wine cellar was put into operation, and the seat moved from Gedersdorf to Dross. The enterprise becomes after the early death of Walter Buchegger since June 2018 of Silke Mayr (winery Vorspannhof Mayr ) and the team from the winery Buchegger.

The vineyards cover eleven hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Moosburgerin, Tiefenthal and Vordernberg (Gedersdorf) for the most part on loess and conglomerate weathered soils. They are 90% with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina (the leading variety with more than 50% of the stock), Riesling. Red Veltliner and Chardonnay, as well as 10% with the red wine variety Zweigelt planted. In the vineyard is the highest attention to natural, environmentally friendly management, the preservation of a humous Soil, the care of old vine cultures and extreme yield restriction placed.

In the vinification as varietal and typical wines are sought; Origin and terroir are of the utmost importance. Depending on the type of wine they are in stainless steel tank or im big wooden barrel expanded. The grape material and later also the finished wine are according to noninvasive Winemaking as little as possible and handled extremely carefully. There are different wines Kremstal DAC produced from Grüner Veltliner and Riesling varieties. The premium wines include Grüner Veltliner Vordernberg and Leopold, Grüner Veltliner Pfarrweingarten and Riesling Moosburgerin. Recently also rounded sparkling wine of the highest category Large reserve the assortment. The winery is a member of Traditionsweingüter Austria,

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