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Pitnauer

The winery is located in the municipality Göttlesbrunn in the Lower Austrian wine region Carnuntum, The name of the family from Stixneusiedl (then “Pittenauer's”) was first mentioned in the 17th century. The family has been involved in viticulture for several generations. The business was taken over by Hans Pitnauer in 1987 and built up with his wife Edith. He is considered a red wine pioneer and was instrumental in the creation of the Carnuntum wine region. After training to become a cellar master, son Johannes Pitnauer-Wolfram collected Klosterneuburg Wine School Experience in various wineries and has been running the business since 2018. He is studying at BOKU oenology,

The vineyards cover 22 hectares of vineyards on gentle slopes in the surrounding Arbesthal hills around Göttlesbrunn in the vineyards Bärnreiser Picture sharp Hagelberg and Neuberg. They are 80% with the red wine varieties Zweigelt (50% of the area), St. Laurent. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Syrah (vpm winery planted for the first time in Austria) and Merlot, as well as 20% with the white wines Green Valtellina. Sauvignon Blanc and yellow muscatel planted. It will be environmentally friendly management with a waiver insecticides and herbicides practiced. By selective hand picking only physiologically mature and healthy grapes for processing. Depending on the type of wine, the wines are stainless steel tank, in the large wooden barrel or in Barrique expanded.

The product range includes white wines and proprietary layered and vintage red wines. The flagship of the house is the red wine cuvée “Franz Joseph” (Cabernet Sauvignon, Zweigelt), named after grandfather Franz and great-grandfather Josef label is designed as a hologram. Other premium wines are the varietal Red wines "Bee-eater" (Zweigelt), "Pegasos" (Syrah) and "Quo Vadis" (Merlot). It also becomes bottle-fermented sparkling wine and a 15-year aging in barriques brandy produced. The estate is a member of the Rubin Carnuntum wineries and winegrowers' associations Traditional wineries Austria,

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