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The winery is located in the wine town Langenlois in the Lower Austrian wine region Kamptal, It was taken over by Fred Loimer from his parents in 1998. His passion for the vinification of outstanding wines earned him the nickname "Quality Maniac". The new winery, completed in 1999, caused a sensation in the wine and architecture scene. The 800 m² brick vaulted cellar, formerly owned by the nobility, is located under the new building, which resembles a black monolith. The own vineyards cover 60 hectares of vines of different terroirs in the vineyards Dechant. Käferberg. Seeberg. mirror. Steinmassl and Heiligenstein, They are planted with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner (60%), Riesling, Chardonnay, Muskateller and Pinot Noir, as well as the red varieties Zweigelt and Pinot Noir. It is becoming more certified Biodynamic viticulture according to the rules of the association respectful-BIODYN practiced.

In addition, grapes are delivered by 25 contract winemakers who have to work in the vineyard according to precise guidelines. this concerns pruning Tillage foliage care, Yield reduction, plant protection and vintage, The use of herbicides and insecticides is prohibited and by suitable biological measures such as the disrupter (Pheromone trap) against the grape to replace. The premium wines include several Rieslings and Grüner Veltliner Kamptal DAC or Kamptal DAC Reserve with different vineyard names, as well as several red wines from Pinot Noir. Around 350,000 bottles of wine are produced annually, with around 60% being exported to 30 countries, one third of which is to the USA. The winery is a member of the associations Premium Estates of Austria and Traditional wineries Austria,

In 2001, in Gumpoldskirchen in the wine region Thermenregion (Lower Austria) started a revitalization of the Schellmann winery under the advice of the "old master" Gottfried Schellmann (+2005). These wines are under the label Schellmann marketed.

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