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German Kreutz

The winegrowing community in the Burgenland winegrowing area Mittelburgenland (Austria) is near the lake Neusiedl and the Hungarian border. Viticulture goes back to the Roman era around the turn of the century, excavations testify to an extensive Roman residential area. In 1245, the Hungarian King Béla IV (1235-1270) donated "Bujuslou" (today Deutschkreutz), two Hungarian noblemen. The name "Kurustur" (Kreutz) first appears in 1274. Under the name "Nemeth Kereztur" (Deutschkreutz), the settlement is first mentioned documentary in 1619. The coat of arms of the municipality with a golden grape and leaf documents the connection with the viticulture.

Deutschkreutz - View of the community

The vineyards cover 750 hectares of vineyards on calcareous, loamy and sandy soil. They are mainly with the red wines Blaufränkisch. Zweigelt. St. Laurent. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, as well as the white wine varieties Pinot Blanc and Chardonnay planted. Well-known vineyards are Baumfeld, Fabian, Goldberg, Tree, Hochberg, Höblisch, Hochfeld, Im Weingebirge, Kart, Kleinstraßäcker, Kleinteucht, Mitterberg, Mitterfeld, Neuberg, Pallischkreuz, Rohrbrunn, Satz, Siglosgrund, Steinriegel, Tschickerl and Weißes Kreuz. Well-known producers are Gager Josef. Companion Albert. Grenzlandhof Reumann. Heinrich Johann. Hofstädter Johann. Igler Hans. Igler Josef. Kirnbauer Walter. Kovacs Matthias. Reumann Josef. Strehn Monika. Weber Thomas,

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