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Buchegger Walter

The estate is located in the municipality of Dross in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Kremstal, It was founded in 1893. In 1994 Leopold Buchegger's business was handed over to his son Walter Buchegger (1968-2018). With the 2006 vintage, the new wine cellar was put into operation and the headquarters moved from Gedersdorf to Dross. After the early death of Walter Buchegger, the business has been run by Silke Mayr (winery Vorspannhof Mayr ) and the team from the Buchegger winery.

The vineyards cover eleven hectares of vineyards in the Moosburgerin, Tiefenthal and Vordernberg (Gedersdorf) vineyards, largely 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 Weingarten, the highest attention is paid to natural, environmentally friendly management, the maintenance of a humous Soil, the care of old vine crops and extreme yield restriction placed.

The vinification is aimed at wines that are typical of the variety and location; Origin and terroir are of paramount importance. Depending on the type of wine they are in the stainless steel tank or in large wooden barrel expanded. The grape material and later the finished wine are made according to noninvasive Winemaking handled as little as possible and with extreme care. There are different wines Kremstal DAC produced from the varieties Grüner Veltliner and Riesling. Premium wines include Grüner Veltliner Vordernberg and Leopold, Grüner Veltliner Pfarrweingarten and Riesling Moosburgerin. Recently it has also been rounded sparkling wine from the highest category Large Reserve. The winery is a member of the Traditional wineries Austria,

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