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Gritsch Mauritiushof

The winery is located in the center of the municipality Spitz on the Danube in the Lower Austrian wine region Wachau, The Mauritiushof, built in the 13th century, served as monks from Niederalteich around 600 years ago Lesehof, The name has its origin in the neighboring parish church, dedicated to St. Mauritius. The historic property came into the possession of the Gritsch family in 1799, and since 2009 it has been in the seventh generation of the family by Franz-Josef Gritsch and his wife Maria Theresia.

There are five apartments available for rent. Four, each named after one of the large vineyards of the Wachau, are located in the historic Mauritiushof. One of them is in the modern Kalmuck cellar (see picture below), the front of which is decorated with an innovative glass granulate facade with the famous Kalmuck pattern. While people are working down in the cellar, the wine is maturing and storing, guests can spend a short vacation in the “kalmuck LOFT” apartment amidst the unique landscape of the Wachau.

Gritsch Mauritiushof - Kalmuck cellar and loft

The vineyards cover ten hectares of vineyards in the Atzberg vineyards, Axpoint, Dürnstein Castle, Hartberg, Hochrain, lime kiln, Klaus. Loibenberg, Pluris, Setzberg, Steinporz. Singerriedel and Tausendeimerberg, You are with the white wines Green Valtellina. Riesling. Neuburger. muscatel and Sauvignon Blanc such as Zweigelt planted. The selective vintage takes place exclusively by hand in several passes.

Depending on the type of wine, the expansion takes place in stainless steel tank or traditional large wooden barrel, The primary goal is natural wines with fresh fruit and varietal character out physiologically mature, healthy grape material. Premium wines include Grüner Veltliner Smaragd Singerriedel and Riesling Smaragd thousands bucket mountain. The branded wine “Kalmuck Wachau” from the best Spitzer locations has been available since 2005. He is after the " Kalmuck-Janker “, A winemaker jacket with a typical checked pattern. The winery is a member of Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus,

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