Gesellmann

The Gesellmann family was first mentioned in 1767 as a wine producer in Deutschkreutz. Winery headed by Engelbert Gesellmann, one became famous Austrian wine pioneers , the mid-1980s Cabernet Sauvignon auspflanzte and barriques experimented. The estate was one of the first companies in Austria to a top cuvee produced from international varieties.

Since 1993 the family business has been run by Albert Gesellmann. After initially a while international red varieties had played a prominent role, Albert Gesellmann remembered increasingly also the potential of indigenous Austrian vine varieties, especially Kékfrankos. From the style of wine, Albert Gesellmann favors strong wines with volume and stature.

The winery is a member of the Renowned Wineries of Burgenland (RWB).

The vineyard area is 40 hectares (as of 2016), of which 90 percent with red grape varieties , mainly Kékfrankos and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as St. Laurent , Pinot Noir , Merlot , Zweigelt and Syrah , is planted. In the white varieties predominate Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc . As mittelburgenländische rarities winery Gesellmann produced in suitable years, high-quality wines ( Trockenbeerenauslese ), which are supported in part by Barrique use.

The annual production reached around 200,000 bottles in 2011; the most famous wines are the blends Opus Eximium ( extraordinary work ) and Bela Rex (the name refers to the Hungarian King Bela IV. ). Premium wine operation since 1997, the Cuvée G from the varieties Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent. The premium wines also includes the hochberc Gamay , with the Gesellmann 2008 Falstaff won -Sieg. From a vineyard on German Kreutzer Hochberg, who is in old economy ( "Stock culture") worked with a horse, comes the Premium wine Gamay hochberc Stock culture .

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