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the vineyards of Poysdorf
single vineyard Hermannschachern

The north eastern part of the Weinviertel, around Poysdorf, is well known for its spicy Grüner Veltliner and expressive Burgundy wines. The limestone cliffs of Staatz give excellent conditions for minerally wines. Sandy clay soil and stony loam create high quality wines. The climatic effects of the Pannonian climate provide the region with hot summers and cool September nights.

respect for the nature

The loving care of the vineyards and the tender handling of the nature are the most important things for us. We keep an eye on our vines and grapes every day. In accordance with the nature we want to capture the character of the wine in the bottle.

The best example for our philosophy is our impressive vineyard Steinberg planted as Stockkultur. Since 2007 we have been producing our best wine here, the Neustifter Stockkultur, which is 100 % handmade. More information…

the soil is our greatest treasure

vineyards

Our vineyard sites are our greatest treasure. On the interactive map you will find information about soil, location and history of our single vineyards.

Hermannschachern (1)

planted varieties: Grüner Veltliner, Welschriesling, Blaufränkisch, Merlot, Pinot noir

soil: loamy clay soil

Hermannschachern is the oldest and best vineyard site in Poysdorf. It goes back to 1338 and its south orientated vineyards produce full-bodied white wines and expressive reds.

Lausenpölz (2)

planted varieties: Riesling

soil: sandy gravely soil

In former times it was a hunting ground. The name originates from the hunters lurking for wild animals. Today our elegant and fruity Riesling grows there.

Rösselberg (3)

planted varieties: Sauvignon blanc

soil: profound loess soil, good water storage capacity

This former horse pasture gives ideal conditions for aromatic wines. Our Sauvignon blanc feels very comfortable there and grows well.

Steinberg (4)

planted varieties: Chardonnay, Grüner Veltliner, Cabernet Sauvignon

soil: sandy gravely loess soil

The vineyards benefit from the relics of the primordial ocean. Sand from the sea and oyster mussels are found in the soil. This is ideally for Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grüner Veltliner.

Steigler (5)

planted varieties: Grüner Veltliner, Gelber Muskateller

soil: humous loess soil

The vineyards here create very fresh and fruity wines like Grüner Veltliner or Gelber Muskateller.

Maxendorf (6)

planted varieties: Zweigelt, Cabernet Sauvignon

soil: profound clay soil with black cotton soil

Maxendorf is a sunken town and belongs to Ketzelsdorf. Small streams run through this valley – best conditions for Zweigelt and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Saurüsseln (7)

planted varietes: Grüner Veltliner, Zweigelt, Blauer Portugieser

soil: loamy sandy loess soil, basin-shaped with south-east expansion

Hundreds of years ago this was a pasture for pigs. This is the origin of the name Saurüsseln (pig’s snout). The name also became a popular brand which stands for fresh and fruity Grüner Veltliner. We also plant a spicy and mineral Zweigelt there.

Neubergen (8)

planted varieties: Grüner Veltliner

soil: limestone and loess soil

Years ago the vineyard site was a stone quarry. The white marble for building the oldest houses in Poysdorf was excavated there. The soil is characterized by minerality and complex wines full of character.

Gaisberg (9)

planted varieties: Chardonnay, Weißburgunder

soil: profound clay soil

This vineyard was the dowry of Karl Neustifter’s grandmother. In former times goats were kept here. Nowadays this is the right soil for burgundy grapes.

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