The winery is located in the municipality Gamlitz-Kranachberg in the winegrowing area südsteiermark (Austria). The history of the Sabathi farm dates back to 1860, but the farm was run as mixed farming for more than 100 years. After training in the winegrowing school Silberberg Hannes Sabathi joined the company, which has been run by him and his wife Karin since 2005.
Hannes Sabathi's passion for character, terroir Wines was made by traveling in the Burgundy aroused. According to the philosophy of the house, the wines are "an ideal synthesis of terroir (soil character), Jahrgangs- and varietal "Reflect. Hannes Sabathi is also referred to as "The Sabathi with the roots". On the one hand, this refers to the visual appearance of the labels, but also on the great importance that he attaches to the ground (original sound "Geiler Boden, geiler Wein"). The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Jägersberg. Kranachberg and Loren am Pössnitzberg, 95% of the white wine varieties Sauvignon Blanc. Morillon, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Riesling and yellow muscatel cultured; the rest is blue Zweigelt, It is practiced environmentally conscious management.
The wines are made according to the provisions of Styrian terroir & classic wineries vinified. These are the five categories STK-Wein, Dorfwein STK Gamlitz, Styrian Classic STK, Erste STK Lage and Große STK Lage. Under the name "Reserve", grapes from selected Sauvignon Blanc sticks of the Kranachberg vineyard, harvested with the highest ripeness, are only harvested in the best years Barrique expanded. Under the name "Freigeister", we experiment with special wines, so to speak, "lawlessly". These are the kind of one Orange wine mash-fermented " amphora Sauvignon Blanc "and" Natural Yellow Muscat "It will too Frizzante (Zweigelt Rosé and Muskateller) and also produces the typical Styrian pumpkin seed oil.
In 2013 Hannes Sabathi on the Kehlberg in the Styrian capital Graz Vineyards revitalized the vineyard West Styria assigned. The varieties Gelber Muskateller and Sauvignon Blanc are cultivated on 4.5 hectares and the wines marketed under the name of "Graz Stadtwein FALTER EGO".