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Pitnauer

The winery is located in the municipality Göttlesbrunn in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Carnuntum, The name of the family from Stixneusiedl (then "Pittenauer's") was first mentioned in the 17th century. Viticulture has been practiced by the family for several generations. The company was taken over in 1987 by Hans Pitnauer and built with his wife Edith. He is considered a red wine pioneer and was instrumental in founding the wine-growing area Carnuntum. Son Johannes Pitnauer-Wolfram collected after training as a cellar master at the Klosterneuburg wine school Experiences in different wineries and leads since the year 2018 the enterprise. He is studying at the BOKU oenology,

The vineyards cover 22 hectares of vineyards on gentle slopes in the surrounding Arbesthaler hill country to Göttlesbrunn in the vineyards Bärnreiser, Picture Spitz, Hagelberg and Neuberg. They are 80% with the red wines Zweigelt (50% of the area), St. Laurent. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Syrah (v. winery first planted in Austria) and Merlot, as well as 20% with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina. Sauvignon Blanc and yellow muscatel planted. There will be an environmentally friendly management without insecticides and herbicides practiced. By selective hand-picking only gets physiologically mature and healthy grapes for processing. The wines are depending on the type of wine in the stainless steel tank, in the big wooden barrel or in Barrique expanded.

The product range includes white wines and brand-protected layer and vintage red wines. The flagship of the house is named after grandfather Franz and great-grandfather Josef red wine cuvée "Franz Joseph" (Cabernet Sauvignon, Zweigelt) whose label designed as a hologram. Other premium wines are the varietal Red wines "Bee-eater" (Zweigelt), "Pegasos" (Syrah) and "Quo Vadis" (Merlot). It is also bottled fermented sparkling wine and a matured 15 years in barrique brandy produced. The winery is a member of the winegrowers associations Rubin Carnuntum wineries and Traditionsweingüter Austria,

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