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Cobenzl

The traditional "Winery Wien Cobenzl" is located in the 19th district of Vienna Döbling in the district part Grinzing in the northwest of the Austrian capital in the middle of the Vienna Woods. Already in the 13th century, wine was produced on the Latisberg (today Cobenzl). In 1774, ownership passed to Johann Philipp Graf Cobenzl (1741-1810). He had a castle built with beautiful parks, temples and pavilions, where the Viennese court celebrated numerous lavish parties. After Count Cobenzl castle and facilities changed hands several times, until the city of Wien 1907 under Mayor. Karl Lueger (1844-1910) bought the Gut Cobenzl to create a recreational area here. Over the years, the company was converted to viticulture.

Gutsleiter since the year 1988 is Ing. Thomas Podsednik, since 2001 also Mr. over the agriculture enterprise of the city Wien, The winery with a total of 48 hectares of vineyards consists of two parts. A 30-hectare part is located in the 19th district Döbling, where is located on the eponymous Cobenzl also the parent company. The vineyards are scattered around the winery in the major cities Nußberg (Rieden Bellevue, pepper, Pisenkopf, Plagen, Seidenhaus, Steinberg, Unterer Reisenberg, Wagenspear) and Kahlenberg. The second part with 18 hectares of vineyards is located on Bisamberg in the 21st district Floridsdorf with the vineyards Falkenberg, Hofbreiten and Magdalenenhof. Another 45 hectares of vineyards are leased to Viennese winegrowers. The entire production process is carried out according to certified criteria of Sustainable Austria,

The vineyards are 75% with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Riesling. Viennese mixed sentence Classic (Yellow muscatel. Goldburger, Grüner Veltliner, Pinot Blanc), Wiener Gemischter Satz Senator ( Traminer, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Grüner Veltliner, Rotgipfler. Zierfandler ), as well as to 25% with the red wines Zweigelt. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and Pinot Noir planted. Since the year 2005 there are the three lines Classic (young, lighter wines up to 12% vol), Senator (strong wines from 12% vol) and layer wines (handpicked grapes, high maturity potential). The labels show Viennese motifs such as St. Stephen's Cathedral, City Hall and Belvedere Palace. Every year around 200,000 bottles of wine are produced. About 10% of these are exported to Germany, the Netherlands, Japan and the USA. It will also produce a bottle-fermented sparkling wine and a brandy schnapps. The winery is a member of the associations Traditionsweingüter Austria and WienWein,

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