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Kolkmann

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

The management takes place according to principles of Organic viticulture, These include year-round greening and waiving chemical agents in the fertilization, The wines will be origin- and typical of the variety vinified. The white wines are temperature-controlled in stainless steel, a Roter Veltliner as a specialty in the 500-liter oak barrel. The red wines are aged in oak barrels. Special 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 is also a Eiswein vinified. There are also red wine liqueur, rosé secco (sparkling wine), vinegar and brandy (pear, apricot) produced. The winery is a member of the vintners' association Wagramer selection (whose chairman Horst Kolkmann was until 2005).

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