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Kemetner Leopold

The "Kemetner organic wine estate" is located in the municipality of Etsdorf in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Kamptal, Nikolaus Kemetner was already mentioned at the main house in 1641, his son Johannes was expressly referred to as “Vinitor in Etsdorff” in 1666. The label is adorned with the family seal, which was documented and recently rediscovered in the mid-18th century (with heart and three flowers growing from it and the initials "JK"). Today, the 11th generation is run by Leopold Kemetner and son Simon.

The vineyards cover nine hectares of vineyards in the vineyards of Galgenberg, Hofstadt, Karl, Oberhasel, Wohra and Wolfsgraben. They are over 80% with the white wine varieties Grüner Veltliner ( leading variety with 60%), Riesling, Rivaner, Chardonnay, Roter Muskateller and Sauvignon Blanc, and stocked with the red varieties Zweigelt, Blauburgunder and Cabernet Sauvignon. Management was started in 2008 Organic viticulture according to the guidelines of Bio Austria changed. The organic farm was certified in 2011 by the inspection body Austria organic guarantee, Have been for many years beneficials promoted what is documented on the website by the creed "Every stick has its spider". At the pruning will the moon phases considered.

It will be exclusively Organic wines according to EU Organic Regulation produced. Most of the fermentation takes place spontaneous with the vineyard's own natural yeasts, no improvement and must concentration. Depending on the type of wine, the wines are aged in steel tanks or in large wooden barrels, the red wines are also aged in barriques. The premium wines include several Rieslings and Grüner Veltliner Kamptal DAC and Kamptal DAC Reserve from different vineyards. Organic grape juice and organic secco are also produced.

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