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Respiz-Hof Kölbl

The estate is located in the municipality of Röschitz in the Lower Austrian wine region Weinviertel, The traditional family has been wine-growing here since 1660. In 1998 the estate was taken over by Johannes and Margit Kölbl. Röschitz was mentioned in 1198 under the name "Respiz" (Rebspitz), the winery name is supposed to document the connection with the place. The vineyards cover 12 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards of Galgenberg, Himmelreich, Hundspoint, Kirchgraben, Königsberg and Reipersberg at the foothills of the Manhartsberg. They are planted with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner (45%), Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Neuburger, Muskateller and Sauvignon Blanc as well as the red wine variety Zweigelt. It will consistently practice natural viticulture. Quality criteria in the vineyard are yield-limited pruning, intensive foliage work, greening and selective hand picking of physiologically ripe grapes. After controlled fermentation, most of the wines mature in steel tanks. The premium wines include the various Weinviertel DAC (Grüner Veltliner) and Riesling from the bedrock. Fine brandies and bottle-fermented sparkling wines are also produced. The winery is a member of the winegrowers' association Retzer Land wineries,

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