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The traditional winery is located in the Burgenland community German shooters in the Austrian DAC area Eisenberg, It is operated since 1816 in now already sixth generation of the family. Felix body was a pioneer of excellent red wine quality and bottled in 1952 exclusively in bottles. As a tribute to him the best Blaufränkisch each year called "Senoir". In 2005, the winery was awarded the Architecture Prize of Burgenland. Today the operation is run by Walter "Mike" Faulhammer and Karin Faulhammer-Körper, who are supported by his son Markus. The vineyard area totals 12 hectares, 95% of which are planted with the red varieties Blaufränkisch , Zweigelt, Blauburger, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, as well as 5% with the white varieties Welschriesling, Gelber Muskateller and Chardonnay. The vines are already over 60 years old.

In the vineyard highest attention is paid to extensive cultivation and care of the vineyards with intensive foliage work and rigorous thin out for the purpose of quality-increasing yield reduction. The aim is typical and distinctive tasting wines with a long storage potential. The principle is that as little intervention as possible should be made in the natural ripening process. The red wines are aged at least 12 months to 33 months and longer in oak barrels. The premium wines are the red wine cuvées "3-tone" (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir) and "Kastellan" ( Blaufränkisch , Merlot, Pinot Noir)., As well as the mentioned Blaufränkisch Senior and Zweigelt ratchets. It is also a white sparkling wine "Briszante" produced. Every year around 60,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of the winegrower community Weinidylle Southern Burgenland,

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