The estate is located in the municipality Jetzelsdorf Pulkautal in the west of the Lower Austrian wine region Weinviertel
close to the border too Czech Republic
, The traditional family has been practicing viticulture here since 1721. A guesthouse with some rooms is connected. The company has been run by Ing. Norbert and Gisela Bauer since 1992 in the 13th generation of the family. Incidentally, the winemakers' house of the Bauer family was the location of the successful Austrian TV crime series "Polt", which also has its own wine (Blue Portuguese).
The vineyards cover 58 hectares of vineyards with 250,000 vines in Kessellagen and steep slopes on loess and Urgesteinsböden. These are distributed over the vineyards Altenberg, Bergsatz, Diermannsee, Gerichtsberg, Fuchsenbereg, Haidberg, Hasenecken, Kellerberg, Parapluiberg, Schatzberg and Übeleisen. They are sometimes over forty, ungrafted
Vines are planted. The winery specializes in red wines; The Schatzberg is considered Weinviertel Red Wine Island. 60% of the red varieties Zweigelt, St. Laurent, Blauer Portugieser, Blaufränkisch
, Blauburger, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Merlot and, as well as 40% of the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Welschriesling, Riesling, Pinot Blanc and Chardonnay are cultivated.
The management is based on the principle of a ecological
Balance. The golden sun on label
should symbolize the wealth of light and warmth of the Pulkautales, which is reflected in the wines. In the basement is the non-invasive
Principle with only necessary interventions. The extensive product range includes the three lines classic (fruity-fresh alcohol-rich wines), layer wines (from different soil types) and reserve wines (carefully selected grapes).
The white wines and fruity red wines mature in the steel tank, the strong wines are matured in oak barrels, the best of them in oak barrels. The wines rest in the sprawling sand cellar until they reach their optimum maturity. The premium wines include the red wine cuvée "Schatzberg" (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, St. Laurent), Zweigelt Reserve Haidberg and various Weinviertel DAC (Green Valtellina). In weather-appropriate years are also Eiswein
vinified. It is also produced wine chocolate and frizzante. The winery is a member of the associations Premium wineries Weinviertel
and Wineries Retzer Land