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Mason Leopold

The estate is located in the municipality Röschitz at the foot of the Manhartsberg south of Retz in the west of the Lower Austrian winegrowing area Weinviertel, The family has been based here for four generations. The company was founded in 2001 by Leo Maurer jun. (Graduate in viticulture school Krems) and his wife Manuela (state certified wine manager, practice on winery in Oregon -USA). The parents Alfred and Maria Maurer help in the vineyard and bring in their experiences. The vineyards cover 14 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Gspött, Haidweingarten, Himmelreich, Königsberg, Mühlberg, Reipersberg; Sängerleiten and Stoitzenberg. They are planted with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Gelber Muskateller and with the red varieties Zweigelt and Blauburger.

It is practiced consistently close to nature, environmentally friendly viticulture. The quality criteria are quantity limitation by short pruning and rigorous thin out, Through selective hand-picking, only ripe and healthy grapes can be processed. The white wines are in the steel tank, the red wines traditionally expanded in large wooden barrels. The premium wines include Grüner Veltliner Stoitzenberg and Grüner Veltliner Reipersberg Weinviertel (both Weinviertel DAC ), Riesling Haidweingarten and the cuvée Zweigelt-Blauburger. In appropriate years will be too Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswein produced. The winery is a member of the associations "Wineries Retzer Land" and "Weinstraße Weinviertel".

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