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Leth Franz

The estate is located in the commune of Fels am Wagram in the Lower Austrian wine region Wagram, It was founded by Franz and barbara Leth in the early 1960s. Today it is run by the third generation of Franz Leth. The vineyards cover 52 hectares of vines in the Brunnthal, Scheiben and Steinagrund vineyards. They are 80% with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina. Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc. Red Veltliner and yellow muscatel, as well as 20% with the red wine varieties Zweigelt, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and St. Laurent are planted. For decades, natural, environmentally friendly viticulture has been avoided, among other things herbicides and insecticides, as well as minimal use of chemical Pesticides practiced.

The white wines are temperature-controlled after the must has been completely clarified spontaneous with vineyards yeasts fermented and im stainless steel tank With varietal Fruitiness expanded. The further expansion of the top wines takes place in traditional large wooden barrels, The best red wines will mature from the big vintages into new ones barriques, The wines are vinified in the two lines "Classic" and "Lagenweine". The company's premium wines are Grüner Veltliner Scheiben Reserve, Roter Veltliner Scheiben and Zweigelt "Gigama". Old wines are offered back to 1973. The winery is a member of the winegrowers' association Wagram Wineries, whose chairman is Franz Leth, and the Traditional wineries Austria,

Old, sometimes almost extinct varieties are collected on one hectare in the Riede Floss. The stock includes regional varieties from Lower Austria, Styria and Burgenland, but also from Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic, Hungary and the USA. The stock has grown to 250 varieties, of which there are around 15 vines. Among them are beggars grape. Brown and white Veltliner. Elvira. argant. Geißdutte. Green Portuguese. Greenfinch, Heunisch ( Gouais Blanc ), Honigler ( Mézes Fehér ) fetească regală. Liliorila. Noah. Meadow Brown. Austro-White. Räuschling. Ries liner. Slankamenka and Tauberschwarz, through microvinification partly pure wines are obtained. A real curiosity is the “Simply Wow!” Cuvée made from all varieties

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