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Wagram

One of the eight specific ones wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Lower Austria, From 1995 to 2007 it was said Danubia, but this name never really prevailed. The new name Wagram came into force in 2007. The eponymous soil survey north of the Danube extends from Feuersbrunn in the west to Heldenberg in the northeast. The name (Wachrain) is derived from "Wogenrain" or "Wogenrand", that was the former edge of the Danube in the Tullner Feld in the last ice age. There is a source horizon made of sea sand on a plinth of primitive rock, above which the loess towers up to twelve meters high. The yellow floor is high Water storage capacity and ensures complex wines.

Wagram - vineyards with Großweikersdorf in the background on the right

Wagram consists of two areas separated by the Danube. To the north and along the river, the much larger area mentioned above extends between the wine-growing regions Kamptal in the west and Wien in the East. It also gave the wine region its name and covers around 2,100 hectares. Well-known winegrowing communities are Fels am Wagram (with the vineyards Fumberg, Hammergraben, Mitterweg, Schafberg, Weelfel, Wora); Grafenwörth (On the mountain, cellar wine garden, Nussberg and Rosenberg ); Großriedenthal (Alter Weingarten, Eisenhut and Goldberg ); Großweikersdorf and Kirchberg am Wagram (Hundsberg, Schlossberg and Steinberg).

Wagram - Map with vineyards

To the east of it and south of the Danube is the second part named after the city Klosterneuburg, including the city of Tulln and the municipality of Atzenbrugg. When Donauland was renamed Wagram, it was given the status of Great location, The vineyards of the much smaller part cover around 350 hectares of vineyards. Klosterneuburg includes Höflein, Kierling, Kritzendorf, Maria Gugging, Weidling and Weidlingbach. Known vineyards are Franz Hauser Weidling Wieden and brick pit. The climate is characterized by the influence of the Danube, the protection against cold northern air by the foothills of the Manhartsberg and the nearby Pannonian area.

Blend

In 2015, the vineyards covered a total of 2,720 hectares of vineyards. Compared to 2009 with 2,452 hectares, this was an increase of 11%. The proportion of red wine varieties is 21.5% and the proportion of white wine varieties is 78.5%. It dominates with almost half of the Grüner Veltliner stock, followed by Zweigelt and Müller-Thurgau.

Grape variety - Austrian
main name
officially permitted in Austria
Synonyms
colour hectare
2015
% -Ant
2015
hectare
2009
Green Valtellina Weißgipfler White 1331 48.9 1166
Zweigelt Blauer Zweigelt, Rotburger red 373 13.7 345
Müller-Thurgau rivaner White 171 6.3 193
White Riesling Riesling, Rheinriesling White 134 4.9 102
Red Veltliner - White 83 3.0 73
Frühroter Veltliner malmsey White 77 2.8 83
White Burgundy Pinot Blanc, Klevner wei0 76 2.8 61
According to sentence white - White 75 2.8 117
ChardonnayMorillon - not used in Lower Austria White 56 2.1 25
Blauburger - red 55 2.0 63
Blue Portuguese - red 34 1.2 51
According to sentence red - red 32 1.2 2
muscatel Yellow M., Red M. / Muscat Blanc White 31 1.1 16
Blue burgundy Pinot Noir, Blue Pinot Noir red 27 1.0 24
Riesling - White 25 0.9 18
Sauvignon Blanc Muskat-Sylvaner White 23 0.8 15
St. Laurent red 19 0.7 17.5
Cabernet Sauvignon - red 18 0.7 18
TraminerGewurztraminer, Red T., Yellow T. White 13.2 0.5 8.5
Merlot - red 9.5 0.4 7
Roesler - red 8.6 0.3 7.5
Neuburger - White 5.0 0.2 6.5
Muscat Ottonel - White 4.7 0.2 4.6
Sylvaner Green Sylvaner White 4.3 0.2 6
Scheurebe Seedling 88 White 4.3 0.2 5.2
Bouvier - White 4.1 0.2 3
Blaufränkisch - red 4.0 0.1 3.2
Syrah Shiraz red 3.6 0.1 1.9
Gray burgundy Pinot gris, Ruländer White 1.8 0.1 1.8
Rathay - red 1.7 0.1 1
Cabernet Franc - red 1.1 - 0.6
Zierfandler Spätrot White 1.0 - 2.5
Goldburger - White 0.9 - 1.3
Blue Wildbacher - red 0.7 - 0.3
Rotgipfler - White 0.1 - 0.1
and. white varieties - White 15.2 0.6 6
and. red varieties - red - - 0.1
WHITE VARIETIES 2134 78.5 1910
RED VARIETIES 586 21.5 542
TOTAL 2,720 100 2452

DAC system

The origin-oriented DAC system it's in preparation.

producers

Well-known producers are Arkadenhof Hausdorf. Farmer Anton. Farmer Josef. Farmer close to natural viticulture. Farmer Stefan. Bayer Franz. Blauensteiner Leopold. BRÜNDY. Diwald Martin. Ecker - Eckhof. Ehmoser Josef. Ernst Harald. Fritsch Karl. Fritz Josef. Gerhold Rainer. Greil Norbert. Güntschl Ludwig. Hanauer Hof. Heiderer-Mayer. Kolkmann. Leth Franz. Mayer Franz Anton. Mehofer - Neudeggerhof. Ott Bernhard. Upholsterer Andreas. Reinberger Alfred. Salomon Fritz. Sauerstingl. Fels Castle. Schneider Franz. Schuster Karl. söllner. Klosterneuburg. Urbanihof Fam. Paschinger. Waldschütz Anton. Weinhof grill. Wimmer-Czerny. Wöber Josef and Carpenter Rudolf, There are two well-known wine associations Wagram selection and Wagram Wineries,

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