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Müller Leopold and Stefan

The estate is located in the municipality Krustetten in Lower Austria, It exists since 1936 with then three hectares of vineyards. A seasonal wine tavern is connected. On four hectares also fruit cultivation is operated. The family estate is run by the brothers Leopold & Martha and Stefan Müller. The vineyards cover 51 hectares of vineyards in two vineyards. This is around the Göttweiger mountain in the vineyards Gottschelle, Kogl, Leiten and Neubergen in the Kremstal, as well as Leukuschberg and Süssenberg in the Wachau, They are planted to 80% with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Muscat, Sauvignon Blanc and Rivaner, and to 20% with the red varieties Zweigelt, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rathay, Roesler, Merlot and Pinot Noir. The vine material comes from their own nursery where the best vines from their own vineyards are selectively propagated and marketed.

It is consistently natural, environmentally friendly viticulture after ecological Guidelines with greening (Green manure) and development of a natural humus soil practiced. The quality criteria are short pruning, Leaf work, thin out and late, selective hand-picking in special reading boxes. The white wines are fermented variegated and temperature-controlled after Rebeln the grapes and gentle pressing in stainless steel tank. The red wine grapes are fermented under temperature control in the mash tank. After gentle pressing and malolactic fermentation, the reds ripen for 9 to 12 months in a large wooden barrel or in the Allier Barrique barrel. Particular emphasis is placed on the varieties Grüner Veltliner and Riesling, which also as Kremstal DAC and Kremstal DAC Reserve are marketed. In weather-appropriate years also Trockenbeerenauslese and ice wines are pressed. Furthermore, fruit juices and brandies (fruit, pomace) are produced.

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