|WINERY NAME||Weingut Franz Hirtzberger|
3620 Spitz / Donau
|GROWING AREA||Wachau / Austria|
|SIZE (HA/ACRES)||30 ha|
|WINE MAKER||Franz Hirtzberger|
|GRAPE VARITIES||Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Weißburgunder, Grauburgunder, Chardonnay, Neuburger|
|FOUNDED||seid Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts|
The character of all fine wine has its origin in the vineyard. We take special care of the vines, with short pruning, intensive canopy management, strict thinning out and rigorous selection before and during harvest. By hand picking and by passing through each vineyard several times during harvest, we can guarantee that only grapes with the highest physiological maturity are selected. Our must is fermented in steel tanks without chaptalisation until the fermentation comes to its natural standstill. Further maturation takes place in traditional large wooden casks.