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Pleil Christian

The estate is located in the municipality Wolkersdorf 15 kilometers north of Wien in the south of the Lower Austrian winegrowing area Weinviertel, The traditional family has been growing wine for 300 years. An ancestor is the composer Ignaz Joseph Pleyel (1757-1831), after a red and white wine Cuvée series is named. DI Josef Pleil was President of the Austrian Winegrowing Association from 1990 to 2013. He was one of the initiators of the origin-controlled quality level newly introduced in Austria in 2003 DAC (Weinviertel DAC). The enterprise becomes after its training in the Klosterneuburg School of Viticulture and internships in prestigious wineries in Germany. California. South Africa and Australia led by son Ing. Christian Pleil.

The vineyards cover 18 hectares of vineyards. They are 75% with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina (Main variety with over 45%), Chardonnay. Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Sauvignon Blanc and Danube Riesling, as well as to 25% with the red wines Zweigelt and Merlot planted. The natural management of the vineyards is carried out according to the rules of the KIP (Controlled Integrated Production). The entire production of the vintage on the expansion of wines to the bottling is done according to certified criteria of Sustainable Austria,

The white wines are in stainless steel tanks with chilled fermentation expanded to the fruitiness and the varietal character to obtain. The red wines are made with malolactic acid ( malolactic fermentation ) in the big wooden barrel expanded and partly in the Barrique stored. The premium wines of the house are different Weinviertel DAC (Grüner Veltliner), Chardonnay Wienerfeld and Zweigelt Kirchbergen. In weather-appropriate years are also high-grade Prädikatsweine vinified. Every year around 100,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of the association Premium wineries Weinviertel,

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