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Stag Johannes

The estate is located in the village Hadersdorf in the Lower Austrian wine region Kamptal, Seat of the enterprise is a former Zehenthof Passau Abbey from the early 16th century, which has been used as a viticultural establishment by the winegrower's family since 1878. Today, the winery is run by father Josef and (after practical experience in Australia, California, Germany, New Zealand and South Africa) son Johannes Hirsch. The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Gaisberg and Heiligenstein (Zöbing), as well grub. lamb and Renner (chambers). They are with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina (65%) and Riesling (35%) planted. It gets certified biodynamic viticulture according to the rules of the association respectful-BIODYN practiced. In the vineyard is with high stock density, more carefully foliage care and lower education worked to high-grade grapes physiological maturity to guarantee. Already since the year 1978 exclusively compost used as natural fertilizer. In 2013 the conversion to the gentle pruning took place Simonit & Sirch,

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After manual grape harvesting in small boxes, careful processing takes place Whole bunch pressing. spontaneous fermentation, long contact on the lees as well as later bottling, The wines are vinified according to the philosophy of the house "The soil makes the wine". The product range includes ten wines, the origin- or location oriented in stainless steel tank or im big wooden barrel get extended. They are different varietalKamptal DAC or Kamptal DAC Reserve Grüner Veltliner and Riesling with the above mentioned vineyard names. Since the year 2002 there is the fruity-fresh and light Veltliner "Hirsch Trinkvergnügen" with an annually changing label with deer motif.

Already since the year 2003 the complete production was switched to alternative closures as the first winery in Austria. Due to the frequent problems with cork became the bottle bottling line with a brand twist lock Stelvin stocked. Every year around 180,000 bottles of wine are produced. An export takes place to Germany, Switzerland, England, Scandinavia, Japan, Oceania and the USA. The winery is a member of the vintners' association Traditionsweingüter Austria,

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