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Vienna mixed set

The protected term Mixed sentence is a traditional term within the EU exclusively for Austria authorized. In the federal capital Wien is this the typical at this year (Buschenschank) served wine. In order to continue the old tradition, a club set special requirements for a Viennese mixed set. The logo consists of the letters "WGS" and a stylized eye. One is required sustainability the growing method. Grades used are Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay. Green Valtellina. muscatel. Riesling. Rotgipfler. Jubiläumsrebe. Neuburger. Gewurztraminer and Zierfandler, In early 2009, the "Vienna Mixed Set" was created by the association Slow food included in the "ark of taste" and therefore worth protecting and preserving.

Vienna - Map with the vineyards

Wiener mixed set DAC

The origin-controlled quality level "Viennese mixed set DAC “Was introduced in the 2013 vintage. It has to be White wine his. The grapes must only come from a vineyard that is entered in the Vienna vineyard directory as WGS. This must have at least three white wine grapes Quality wine-grape varieties be planted, which are read and processed together. The largest share of varieties must not exceed 50%, the third largest share of varieties must be at least 10%. The bottling may only take place in glass bottles, unless the wine should be enjoyed immediately at the place of administration. Volumes of 1.0 and 2.0 liters as well as a closure with Capsules are not allowed.

It is a smaller geographical indication than Wien possible. These are Riede (e.g. Alsegg, Prussia, Reisenberg, Rosengartl), Great location, Cadastral community (e.g. Grinzing. Stammersdorf ) or district (e.g. Döbling, Hernals, Liesing). Large locations are Bisamberg (Floridsdorf with Strebersdorf, Stammersdorf, Groß-Jedlersdsorf), Maurerberg (Liesing with wall, Kalksburg, Rodaun), Kahlenberg (Döbling with Kahlenbergerdorf, Josefsdorf), Laaerberg (favorites with Oberlaa Stadt), Nußberg (Döbling with Nussdorf, Heiligenstadt). This results in two stages:

  • without details / with details
  • Sales: from December 1st of the harvest year / from March 1st of the year following the harvest
  • alcohol content : maximum 12.5% vol / at least 12.5% vol
  • Taste: must dry correspond / need not correspond dry
  • Wood tone ( toast flavor ): must not be very noticeable / no requirements

other quality wines and country wines

Unlike everyone else wine regions may all quality wines Vienna continues to come onto the market under the name “Wiener Wein” (non-DAC quality wines from Weinviertel may only originate from the generic wine-growing region Lower Austria be marketed). A mixed set that does not meet the provisions of the Vienna Mixed Set must be as country wine with the designation of origin wine country placed on the market.

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