Wine Region: Kamptal
Province: Niederösterreich (Lower Austria)
The Waldschütz estate dates back to the 18th century. The philosophy of winemaker Reinhard Waldschütz is utilizing sustainable agriculture, with the timely and attentive processing of grapes at the perfect ripeness, allowing him to consistently produce first class wines of great clarity, freshness and finesse. The Waldschütz winery is considered by all relevant wine guides to be a top winery of the Kamptal region.
Vineyard/Vinification method: SUSTAINABLE
White(80%): Grüner Veltliner, Fruehroter Veltliner, Riesling, Chardonnay, Weißburgunder, Sauvignon Blanc
Red (20%): Zweigelt
Owner: Reinhard Waldschütz
Wine maker and cellar master: Reinhard Waldschütz
History: The wine-growing estate is already mentioned in documents dating back to 1784
Hectars: 21 ha
Wine region: Kamptal, Lower Austria
Philosophy: The Waldschütz winery, managed by Reinhard Waldschütz, is part of the top wineries of the Kamptal wine growing area. The efficient and accurate processing of physiologically ripe grapes allows Reinhard Waldschütz to produce first class wines. His wines offer extreme clarity, freshness and finesse, with charisma and feeling. The winery is also mentioned in all relevant Austrian wine guides.
Grape varieties: Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Chardonnay, Weißburgunder, Sauvignon Blanc, Fruehroter Veltliner, Zweigelt
Soils: Sandy loam and loess soils, weathered primary rock, and sand stone
Climate: The southern slopes of the „Manhartsberg“ where the valley of the river Kamp originates, offers ideal conditions to grow wine. The mild climate with hot days and cool nights during the ripening period in late summer and autumn, provides optimal developing of flavour.
Yield per hectar: 2500 – 6000 liters
Red wine production: 20%
Export countries besides: Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Spain, USA
Weingut Reinhard Waldschütz
A 3491 Straß, Elsarn 3
Tel.: 02735 794 57- 4(Fax) od. 0664 101 66 20
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