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Mantlerhof

The estate is located in the community Gedersdorf (district Brunn im Felde) east of Krems in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Kremstal, The manor was already in the 12th century as Lesehof (Admont Abbey) mentioned. The current owner family is already mentioned around 1365 in a document. The ancestor Kristof Ferstl (1808-1888) is the discovery of the grape variety Neuburger attributed to fishing with a winemaker colleague a vine floating in the Danube and planting it. Josef Mantler (1910-1987) was particularly interested in selection and preservation of the grape variety Red Veltliner earned. The company is run today by his son Josef and his wife Margit.

The vineyards cover 14 hectares of vineyards in the (from the club Traditionsweingüter Austria, the winery is founding member) as first layers classified layers Mosburgerin, mirror, Steingraben and Wieland, as well as Reisenthal, Tiefenthal, Weitgasse and Zehetnerin. They are planted with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner (around 50%), Roter Veltliner, Riesling, Chardonnay, Neuburger and Gelber Muskateller.

The fermentation is preferably carried out with moderate temperature control in stainless steel to preserve fruit and character. The premium wines include various Grüner Veltliner and Riesling, among others Kremstal DAC and Kremstal DAC Reserve. In weather-appropriate years are also Eiswein vinified. There are also brandies (wine matured for years, apricots) produced. It is also operated field agriculture with 68 hectares of fields and meadows according to organic biological principles.

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