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One of the five specific wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Burgenland, In 2016, a restructuring took place, with some changes in terms and territorial boundaries. The redefined Rosalia wine-growing area replaced the former in 2017 Great location in the political district Mattersburg. This includes 19 communities, including Bad Sauerbrunn, Forchtenstein, Loipersbach, Mattersburg and the main town Pöttelsdorf. It is named after the Heuberg, which at 748 meters highest elevation of the Rosaliengebirge, a foothill of the Alps, which is also referred to as Rosalia. Due to the strawberry, the wine, the sweet chestnut and the many kinds of fruit symbology "sweet region" was awarded. Large parts are designated as a nature park. The area closes south to the winegrowing area Leithaberg on.

Rosalia - Vineyards


It is Pannonian climate in front. In connection with geologically young deposits of a primeval sea with sandy soils, favorable conditions for viticulture arise, especially for red wines. In 2017, the vineyards covered 297 hectares of vineyards. A well-known producer is the Domaine Pöttelsdorf,

Rosalia - Card with vineyards

Grape variety - Austrian
main name

officially permitted in Austria



% -Ant

Blaufränkisch - red 155 52.0
Zweigelt Blue Zweigelt, Rotburger red 46 15.5
Green Valtellina Weißgipfler White 21.5 7.3
Blue Burgundy Pinot Noir, Blue Pinot Noir red 8.9 3.0
Merlot - red 7.0 2.4
Cabernet Sauvignon - red 6.4 2.2
Neuburger - White 5.0 1.7
Blauburger - red 4.9 1.6
Gem. Set knows - White 4.6 1.5
White Burgundy Pinot Blanc, Klevner White 4.2 1.4
Sauvignon Blanc Muskat-Sylvaner White 3.9 1.3
Chardonnay - White 3.7 1.2
St. Laurent - red 3.2 1.1
Riesling - White 2.9 1.0
Müller-Thurgau rivaner White 1.9 0.7
muscatel Yellow M., Red M. / Muscat Blanc White 1.8 0.6
Blue Portuguese - red 1.7 0.6
White Riesling Riesling, Rhine Riesling White 0.9 0.3
Cabernet Franc - red 0.9 0.3
Muscat Ottonel - White 0.7 0.2
Scheurebe Seedling 88 White 0.7 0.2
Roesler - red 0.5 0.2
Rathay - red 0.4 0.1
Traminer Gewürztraminer, Red T., Yellow T. White 0.3 0.1
Frühroter Veltliner - White 0.3 0.1
Gray Burgundy Pinot gris, Ruländer White 0.2 0.1
Sylvaner Green Sylvaner White 0.2 0.1
Syrah Shiraz red 0.1 -
Rotgipfler - White 0.1 -
Bouvier - White 0.1 -
and white varieties - White 3.2 1.1
and red varieties - red 6.3 2.1
TOTAL 297 100

DAC system

From the year 2017, the quality control Rosalia DAC was introduced. All other quality wines have to with the ancestry Burgenland, the Vins under the wine-growing region name wine country be marketed. In addition to the generally valid DAC conditions the following rules apply:

The red wine Rosalia DAC must be produced from the varieties Blaufränkisch or Zweigelt, each with at least 85% share. The alcohol content must be at least 12% vol, the Residual sugar content may not exceed 4 g / l. The expansion must be in stainless steel tank or im big wooden barrel The wines are said to have a complex and regional flavor and a finesse, fruity and spicy Taste.

The red wine Rosalia DAC Reserve is subject to the general conditions for reserve, The alcohol content must be at least 13% vol. It is the indication of a Riede at the label allowed.

The Rosalia DAC Rosé must be one or more red Quality wine-grape varieties (according to Austrian wine law). The specification of a vine on the label is not allowed, but the indication of a vine. The wine must dry be removed in a stainless steel tank or in a wooden barrel. He must have a bouquet of red berries and a fresh, fruity and spicy taste.

The application for obtaining the State test number may be made from the 1st of January of the year following the harvest. For the reserve level, this may take place from 1 May of the second year following the harvest.

Vineyards: Harald Michael Seymann
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