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Jurtschitsch

The "Winery Jurtschitsch Sonnhof" is located in the wine-growing town Langenlois in the winegrowing region Kamptal in Lower Austria. The former Lesehof dates from the 16th century, the cellar even from the 14th century. Founding year of today's operation is 1868. In 2000, a new terrace cellar with modern press house was put into operation. Between 1972 and 2009, the estate was run by the brothers Edwin, Paul and Karl Jurtschitsch. Since 2009 Edwin's son Alwin Jurtschitsch (managing director) and his wife Stefanie (cellar master together with Ewald Tiefenböck) have taken over responsibility. The vineyards cover 62 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Dechant. Käferberg. lamb. Loiserberg. Schenkenbichl, Tanzer and Zöbinger Heiligenstein, They are planted to 75% with white varieties such as Veltliner, Riesling and Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, as well as to 25% with red varieties such as Zweigelt and Pinot Noir and other varieties. The management of the vineyards is carried out since 2009 according to the guidelines of Organic viticulture,

The fermentation of the white vineyard wines takes place with vineyard-owned yeasts in large oak barrels from Austrian oak. The vinification takes place with traditional, particularly gentle oenological practices. The red wines are aged in new or used French Allier oak barrels. In some cases, before bottling, another assemblage takes place in large, over 50-year-old oak barrels. The premium wines include Grüner Veltliner and Riesling from various locations, which are known as Kamptal DAC and Kamptal DAC Reserve. For more than two decades, the "GrüVe" (Grüner Veltliner) has been a "bestseller", for which the well-known painter Christian Ludwig Attersee redesigns the bottle label every year. A specialty is the red wine cuvée Rotspon, The winery is a member of Traditionsweingüter Austria,

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