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One of the eight specific ones wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Lower Austria, The name gave it to the west of Wien lying area of the 153 km long river Kamp, which flows through it from Schönberg in the north to Hadersdorf in the south and near Krems in the Danube empties. Winegrowing can be proven here at least since the early Middle Ages. Until 1993, the two winegrowing regions of Kamptal and Kremstal united under the name Kamptal-Donauland. As soil types clay, loess and primary rock soils predominate. The climate is characterized by hot, Pannonian influences and cool currents from the Waldviertel. The Rainfall is rather low; in spring, autumn and winter there is often fog.

Kamptal - Langenlois with the Heiligenstein in the background

The center is the largest Austrian winegrowing community after the vineyards Langenlois with the cadastral communities of Gobelsburg, Haindorf and Zöbing. Other municipalities are Etsdorf, Hadersdorf, Kammern, Lengenfeld, Schönberg, Sittendorf, Straß im Straßertale and Walkersdorf. The most famous reindeer is Heiligenstein in the community of Zöbing; others are Bleckenweg, Gaisberg. grub. Dechant. Fahnberg Fraupoint hazel Hiesberg Käferberg, Calvary, Kogelberg, Ladner. lamb Latvians Loiserberg Liss Panzaun Sauberg Schenkenbichl. Seeberg. mirror Sonnwendberg Stangl Stone house Steinmassl, Tagler and Wechselberg,

Kamptal - map with vineyards


In 2015 the vineyards covered a total of 3,907 hectares of vineyards. Compared to 2009 with 3,802 hectares, this was an increase of 3%. The proportion of red wine varieties is 20.4% and the proportion of white wine varieties 79.6%. It dominates with more than half of the Grüner Veltliner stock, followed by Zweigelt and Riesling.

Grape variety - Austrian
main name
officially permitted in Austria
colour hectare
% -Ant
Green Valtellina Weißgipfler White 1982 50.7 1815
Zweigelt Blauer Zweigelt, Rotburger red 520 13.3 543
White Riesling Riesling, Rheinriesling White 397 10.2 359
Müller-Thurgau rivaner White 243 6.2 288
ChardonnayMorillon - not used in Lower Austria White 87 2.2 79
White Burgundy Pinot Blanc, Klevner White 85 2.2 83
Blue Portuguese - red 70 1.8 92
Frühroter Veltliner malmsey White 60 1.5 66
Blauburger - red 58 1.5 68
Riesling - White 53 1.4 62
muscatel Yellow M., Red M. / Muscat Blanc White 50 1.3 39
Sauvignon Blanc Muskat-Sylvaner White 45 1.1 40
Blue burgundy Pinot Noir, Blue Pinot Noir red 44 1.1 42
St. Laurent - red 41 1.0 47
Neuburger - White 23.4 0.6 29
Red Veltliner - White 22 0.6 22
According to sentence white - White 20.3 0.5 33
Roesler - red 15.7 0.4 14
Cabernet Sauvignon - red 15.6 0.4 15
Merlot - red 15.3 0.4 15.5
Gray burgundy Pinot gris, Ruländer White 9.1 0.2 9
According to sentence red - red 8.9 0.2 2.8
TraminerGewurztraminer, Red T., Yellow T. White 7.2 0.2 6
Muscat Ottonel - White 6.5 0.2 7.5
Scheurebe Seedling 88 White 4.5 0.1 7
Cabernet Franc - red 3.7 0.1 3.5
Sylvaner Green Sylvaner White 3.4 0.1 4.2
Blaufränkisch - red 3.0 0.1 4
Bouvier - White 2.7 0.1 4.2
Syrah Shiraz red 2.2 0.1 1.2
Zierfandler Spätrot White 1.8 - 0.8
Rotgipfler - White 1.4 - 0.6
Goldburger - White 0.7 - 0.9
Jubiläumsrebe - White 0.2 - 0.2
and. white varieties - White 4.6 0.1 1
and. red varieties - red 1.3 - 0.8
WHITE VARIETIES 3108 79.6 2953
RED VARIETIES 799 20.4 849
TOTAL 3907 100 3802

DAC system

From the 2008 vintage, the origin-controlled quality level Kamptal DAC was introduced. All other quality wines have to with the origin Lower Austria, the Vins under the wine-growing region designation wine country be marketed. In addition to the generally applicable DAC conditions special rules apply.

They are Quality wine-grape varietiesGreen Valtellina and Riesling authorized. The wines have to dry be expanded. From the 2016 vintage, a three-stage system was introduced to origin emphasize more. There are lower limits for the alcohol content, but no longer have any upper limits. The date for the application to obtain the State test number is staggered in time. If the decision is positive (usually within a week), marketing may take place:

  • Kamptal DAC, to. 11.5% vol; January 1st
  • Kamptal DAC with location; to the. 12% vol; January 1st
  • Kamptal DAC with location and Riede (Specification "Ried" and location name); to the. 12.5% vol; 1st March
  • Kamptal DAC reserve; to the. 13% vol; July 1

The wines must have a characteristic taste typicality regarding the two grape varieties. For Grüner Veltliner : fruity, fine Spice, no botrytis, no noticeable wood tone ( toast flavor ) balanced, Not heavy on alcohol, For Riesling : gossamery. aromatic. elegant. mineral, no botrytis dominance, no wood tone, balanced, not alcohol-heavy. For reserve : strong style, distinctive area and variety aromatics, dense and long in leaving, a delicate botrytis and wood tone is permitted.


Well-known wineries in the Kamptal wine region are Aichinger Josef. Allram. Angerer Kurt. Arndorfer. Auer Leopold. Brandl Günther. Bründlmayer Willi. Cobaneshof Schneider. Deim Alfred Markus. Dollars Peter. Eder Burgi. Youre Ludwig. Eichinger Birgit. Grillmaier. Resentment Wolfgang. Hager Matthias. Hague Oscar. Hiedler Ludwig. Hirsch Johannes. Höfinger Egmont. Jurtschitsch. Kemetner Leopold. Kirchmayr Andreas. Laurenz V.. Leithner Thomas. Loimer Fred. Nastl Günter. Rabl Rudolf. Retzl Erwin. Sax Rudolf. Gobelsburg Castle. Schreibeis. Steininger Karl. Summerer. Johann pot. Vinokus. Waldschütz Anton. Waldschütz Reinhard. Weixelbaum Heinz. Zottlöderer, Known winegrowers' associations are Kamptal classic and Traditional wineries Austria,

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