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Ecker - Eckhof

The estate is located in the municipality Mitterstockstall (municipality Kirchberg am Wagram) in the Lower Austrian wine region Wagram, The traditional family business has been operating viticulture here since 1603. On Winery and a wine shop are connected. The company is managed by Bernhard Ecker and his family. The vineyards cover 14 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Halterberg, Hundsberg, Mordtal, Schlossberg, Steinberg, Wagram and Waasen. They are planted to 70% with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat, Roter Veltliner and Frühroter Veltliner , as well as to 30% with the red varieties Zweigelt, St. Laurent and Pinot Noir. It will be near-natural viticulture with for example promotion of beneficials practiced. The yield-reducing quality criteria in the vineyard are appropriate foliage work, thin out and selective manual reading in several passes. Winemaking takes place gently with cooled and slow fermentation in steel tanks and wood. Specialty is the Grüner Veltliner in several variants. Other premium wines are "Weißburgunder Premium" and the red wine cuvée "Donatus" (St. Laurent, Blauburgunder). It also produces bottled fermented sparkling wine. The winery is a member of the vintners' association Wagramer selection, whose chairman has been Bernhard Ecker since 2006.

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