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Kolkmann

The estate is located in the commune of Fels am Wagram in the Lower Austrian wine region Wagram, It was founded in 1964 by Horst and Marianne Kolkmann. Today it is managed in the third generation by Horst and Gerhard Kolkmann, Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Blümig responsible. The vineyards cover 35 hectares of vineyards in the Brunnthal, Diebstein, Essenthal, Fumberg, Welfel and Zeisleiten vineyards. They are 60% with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Rivaner, Roter Veltliner, Frühroter Veltliner , Gelber Muskateller and Seedling 88, and 40% with the red varieties Zweigelt, Blauburgunder, Blauer Portugieser, St. Laurent and Cabernet Sauvignon planted.

The management follows the principles of Organic viticulture, These include year-round greening and no chemical agents at the fertilization, The wines will origin- and typical of the variety vinified. The white wines are temperature-controlled in stainless steel, a red Veltliner as a specialty in the 500-liter oak barrel. The red wines mature in barriques. Particular attention is paid to the Grüner Veltliner with different variants. The premium wines include the Grüner Veltliner "Brunnthal" and "Lössmann", as well as the red wine Zweigelt Reserve. In weather-appropriate years there will also be a Eiswein vinified. There is also red wine liqueur, rosé secco (sparkling wine), vinegar and brandy (pear, apricot). The winery is a member of the winegrowers' association Wagram selection (whose chairman was Horst Kolkmann until 2005).

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