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Hirtl Martin

The winery Hirtl is located in the municipality Poysdorf in the northeast of the Weinbaugebietes Weinviertel in Lower Austria. The first records of the history of the traditional business can be found in the year 1729. Since the year 2001 the company is managed by Andrea and Martin Hirtl. The vineyards cover 25 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Kirchberg, Rösselberg and Waldberg. They are planted to 75% with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Welschriesling, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and Gelber Muskateller, and to 25% with the red varieties Zweigelt, Blauburger and Merlot. The management is done with biological methods. In the pest control comes, for example, the disrupter for use. The quality criteria in the vineyard are yield reduction by short pruning and thin out,

The white wines are after controlled fermentation with storage on the lees and regular stir up in the steel tank, the red wines in oak barrels. The passion of the house is the predestined for the wine region Grüner Veltliner, which is expanded in various variations. The premium wines include various Weinviertel DAC (Grüner Veltliner), the red wine cuvée "One in Red" matured for 16 months in barriques (Zweigelt, Blauburger, Merlot) and the red wine "Merlot Reserve" aged for 30 months in new oak barrels. In weather-appropriate years are also Eiswein vinified. Every year around 100,000 bottles of wine are produced, of which 20% are exported to Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and China.

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