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Schmelzer Georg - Köllan

The "Weingut Köllan - Georg Schmelzer family" is located in the municipality Gols (Heideweg 3) in the Burgenland wine-growing region Lake Neusiedl (Austria). the first winemaker in the family was Georg I, who was involved in viticulture, agriculture and livestock. In 1968, the winery was built on the Riede cellars outside the village. Over the years, more and more specialized in the viticulture and livestock was abandoned. After the death of his father George II his son took over Georg III. in 1968 with his mother's operation. Meanwhile, there is the fourth generation with Georg IV. The vineyards cover ten hectares of vineyards. They are 60% with the red varieties Zweigelt and Cabernet Sauvignon, and 40% with the white varieties seedling 88, Malvasier ( Frühroter Veltliner ), Welschriesling, Neuburger and Grüner Veltliner planted. The premium wines include, for example, the red wine cuvée "Fürstliches Prädium" (Zweigelt, Cabernet Sauvignon), "Cabernet Sauvignon", "Zweigelt Reserve Riedencuvée" and "Grüner Veltliner Reitäcker". It also Trockenbeerenauslese and ice wines are produced. Every year around 40,000 bottles of wine are produced.

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