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Müller Leopold and Stefan

The estate is located in the municipality of Krustetten in Lower Austria, It has existed since 1936 with three hectares of vines. A seasonal wine tavern is connected. Fruit growing is also carried out on four hectares. The family estate is operated by the brothers Leopold & Martha and Stefan Müller. The vineyards cover 51 hectares of vines in two wine-growing areas. That is around the Göttweiger Berg in the Rieden Gottschelle, Kogl, Leiten and Neubergen im Kremstal, as well as Leukuschberg and Süssenberg in the Wachau, They are planted 80% with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Muskateller, Sauvignon Blanc and Rivaner, and 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 ecological Guidelines with greening (Green manure) and development of a natural humus soil. The quality criteria are short pruning Foliage work thin out and late, selective hand picking in special reading boxes. After the grapes have been rebelled and gently pressed in a stainless steel tank, the white wines are fermented according to type and temperature. The red wine grapes are fermented temperature controlled in the mash tank. After gentle pressing and malolactic fermentation, the red wines mature for 9 to 12 months in large wooden barrels or in Allier barrique barrels. Particular emphasis is placed on the varieties Grüner Veltliner and Riesling, which also as Kremstal DAC and Kremstal DAC Reserve are marketed. When the weather is good, dry berries and ice wines are also pressed. Fruit juices and brandies (fruit, pomace) are also produced.

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