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Pfaffl Roman

The winery Roman and Adelheid Pfaffl is located in the municipality Stetten at Korneuburg on the northwestern outskirts of Wien in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Weinviertel, The farm, run for generations, was taken over by his parents in 1978 by today's winemaker Roman Pfaffl (* 1951). At that time, viticulture with less than one hectare of vines played only a minor role. But then began the rapid rise to today often referred to as "Mr. Veltliner ". In 2003 newly built tasting rooms, a wine shop and a conservatory were put into operation.

As the chairman of the regional committee Weinviertel, Roman Pfaffl played a decisive role in ensuring that, starting in the year 2002, the first in Austria was founded as a DAC (Districtus Austriae Controllatus) classified wine with the name Weinviertel DAC was created, which is made from the typical grape variety Grüner Veltliner. The winery is a member of the vintners' association Premium wineries Weinviertel, Since 2000, the vineyards of the Castle winery Bockfliess leased or managed. Despite its considerable size, the estate has remained a pure family business. On the occasion of his 60th birthday, responsibility was transferred to his son Roman Josef Pfaffl and his daughter Heidemarie Fischer.

The vineyards cover 80 hectares of vineyards and extend over eleven communities in the vineyards Altenberg, In golden Jochen, Haidviertel, Hundsleiten, Neuberg, Rossern, Sandtal, Seiser am Eck, Sonnleiten and Zeiseneck, They are 70% of the white varieties Grüner Veltliner (with about 50% of the total area leading variety ), Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as to 30% with the red varieties Zweigelt, St. Laurent, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot planted. It becomes near-natural viticulture with lasting greening, careful leaf work, and prevention of pesticides and chemical fertilization practiced.

Among the premium wines include the two Grüner Veltliner Weinviertel DAC Haidviertel and Zeiseneck, the three Grüner Veltliner Weinviertel DAC Reserve Hundsleiten, Goldjoch and HOMMAGE, the white wine terraces Sonnleiten Riesling and the red wine Altenberg St. Laurent, as well as the two red wine cuvées "Excellent" (60% Zweigelt, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot) and "Heidrom" (each 50% Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon).

Since the 2004 vintage, red wines and white wines in the wine region Wien produced. The winery nearby vineyards cover seven hectares of vineyards in the two Bisamberg Rieden Herrenholz and Praschen. These are the white wine vuvée "Wien 1" (Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc), the red wine cuvée "Wien 2" (Blauer Zweigelt, Cabernet Sauvignon) and a varietal red wine from Pinot Noir. In addition, brandy, Glögerbrand and bottle-fermented sparkling wine are produced.

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