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Rosalia

One of the five specific ones wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Burgenland, In 2016 there was a restructuring with some changes in the names and area boundaries. The newly defined Rosalia wine region replaced the previous one in 2017 Great location in the political district of Mattersburg. This includes 19 municipalities, including Bad Sauerbrunn, Forchtenstein, Loipersbach, Mattersburg and the main town Pöttelsdorf. It is named after the Heuberg, the highest peak of the Rosalia Mountains with a height of 748 meters, a foothill of the Alps, which is also known as Rosalia. Because of the strawberry, the wine, the sweet chestnut and the many types of fruit, the nickname "Sweet Region" was given. Large parts are designated as a nature park. The area adjoins the wine region to the south Leithaberg on.

Rosalia - vineyards

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

Rosalia - map with vineyards

Grape variety - Austrian
main name

officially permitted in Austria
Synonyms

colour

hectare
2017

% -Ant
2017

Blaufränkisch - red 155 52.0
Zweigelt Blauer 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
According to sentence white - 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, Rheinriesling 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, Roter T., Gelber 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
WHITE VARIETIES 56 18.9
RED VARIETIES 241 81.1
TOTAL 297 100

DAC system

From the 2017 vintage, the origin-controlled quality level Rosalia DAC was introduced. All other quality wines have to with the origin Burgenland, the Vins under the wine-growing region designation wine country be marketed. In addition to the generally applicable DAC conditions the following rules apply:

The red wine Rosalia DAC must be produced from the Blaufränkisch or Zweigelt varieties, each with at least 85%. The alcohol content must be at least 12% vol Residual sugar content may not exceed 4 g / l. The expansion must be done in stainless steel tank or in large wooden barrel The wines should have a complex and typical bouquet, as well as a finesse-rich, fruity and spicy Have taste.

The general provisions apply to the red wine Rosalia DAC Reserve reserve, The alcohol content must be at least 13% vol. It is an indication Riede at the label allowed.

The Rosalia DAC Rosé must consist of 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 reindeer. The wine has to dry in stainless steel tanks or in wooden barrels. It must have a bouquet of red berries and a fresh, fruity and spicy taste.

The application to obtain the State test number may be placed from January 1st of the year following the harvest. At the reserve level, this may take place from May 1 of the second year following the harvest.

Vineyards: Harald Michael Seymann
Map: © ÖWM

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