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Nittnaus Anita & Hans

The winery is located in the municipality Gols (Lower Hauptstraße 49) in the Burgenland wine-growing region Lake Neusiedl (Austria). The foundation stone was laid centuries ago by the ancestors of the traditional winegrower family. The company is managed since 1985 by Anita and Ing. Hans "John" Nittnaus. The vineyards cover a total of 36 hectares, of which 18 hectares in Gols and environment (vineyards Altenberg, Heath land, short mountain and Ungerberg ) and 18 hectares in the winegrowing area Leithaberg mostly in the community Jois, They are 90% with the red wines Blaufränkisch ( leading variety ) Zweigelt. St. Laurent and Merlot, as well as 10% with the white wine varieties Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay. Green Valtellina and Furmint planted.

Nittnaus Anita & Hans - Weingarten Leithaberg

Since the year 2007 becomes certified Biodynamic viticulture according to the rules of the association respectful-BIODYN practiced. That means among other things greening between the vine rows and compost structure, as well as complete abandonment of artificial fertilizers and synthetic pesticides. By selective hand-picking only gets physiologically mature Grape for processing. In the context of particularly favorable climatic conditions such as the proximity of the climate regulating Lake Neusiedl and the soil conditions are the optimal conditions for terroir typical Wines with pronounced minerality,

There is a principle spontaneous fermentation through vineyard-owned yeasts without the use of pure-breeding yeasts. In the basement is on the addition of fining or other means omitted. The absolute premium wines of the house are the red wine Cuvée "Comondor" (Merlot, Blaufränkisch ) and the Leithaberg top-tier wines "Jungenberg" and "Gritschenberg" ( Blaufränkisch ), aged for 18 to 22 months in 500-liter barrels. Further premium wines are "Pannobile" (Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch ) and "Heideboden" (Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch , Merlot), as well as the Blaufränkisch wines "Altenberg" and "Lange Ohn". More and more important are the Leithaberg-Chardonnays of the layers Freudshofer and Bergschmallister. In weather-appropriate years are also Trockenbeerenauslese vinified. The winery is a member of Pannobile and respectful-BIODYN,

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