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Zens Josef

The estate is located in the municipality Mailberg in the Lower Austrian wine region Weinviertel. The traditional family has been based here since 1670. Today's owner Josef Zens is one of the founding members of the Quality Association Mail Mountain Valley and acted for many years as chairman of the association and also of the local viticulture association. The vineyards cover seven hectares of vineyards in, for example, the vineyards Altenpoint, Atlasberg and Hundschupfen, They are exclusively planted with white wines, which are Grüner Veltliner (50%), Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Gelber Muskateller and Gewürztraminer. The management takes place after ecological Principles. The quality criteria are rigorous quantity restriction with approximately 50 hectoliters / hectare yield by short pruning, appropriate foliage work and thin out, Fermented in stainless steel, the wines are vinified in a classic dry process and matured in a steel tank and partly in a large wooden barrel. The goal is the independence of vintage and vineyards. The premium wines include Grüner Veltliner Ried Altenpoint, Rheinriesling Ried Hundschupfen and Gewürztraminer Ried Atlasberg.

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