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Heinrich Johann

The winery Johann and Gerti Heinrich is located in the municipality German Kreutz in the Austrian DAC area Mittelburgenland, The traditional family has been growing wine for over 300 years. The motto of the house is: "Viticulture is not an eight-hour day for us, it is our life" . The vineyards cover 40 hectares of vineyards in, for example, the vineyards Goldberg, where there are eight hectares of Blaufränkisch vines, some of them over 50 years old. They are planted with the red varieties Blaufränkisch (80% of the total), Zweigelt, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. It is consistently practiced near-natural viticulture. As a model for the new in 2001 put into operation round cellar, in which the stainless steel tanks are arranged in a circle, served the famous Château Cheval Blanc in the French area Pomerol (Bordeaux).

In the barrique cellar, around 600 oak barrels are ready for expansion. The premium wines include, for example, Blaufränkisch Reserve Goldberg, "Cupido" = Latin for passion ( Blaufränkisch , 36 months barrique), and the cuvées "terra o." = Terra oppidorium, Latin for Burgenland ( Blaufränkisch , Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Zweigelt), "elegy" = poetic form (Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, 30 months barrique), and "Maestro" ( Blaufränkisch , Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, 14 months barrique). It is also produced a marc brandy. The daughter of the house Silvia Heinrich is responsible for internships at foreign wineries since the year 2002 co-responsible for the cellar. The winery is a member of the associations Vitikult and 11 women & their wines,

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