The Austrian wine region is one of eight of the state of Lower Austria and covers 2243 hectares. It lies to the east adjacent to the Wachau Valley and is named after the river meandering through the area. The Kremstal extends north and south of the Danube and includes the city Krems The east, and these small communities south of the Danube. It is a very old vineyard, already out of the 973 are vineyards of the Diocese of Passau, testified for the Krems valley. After the devastation of the peoples of migration were bishops of Salzburg and Bavaria from the 10th Century to cultivate vineyards here. To Krems received until 16 Century more than 40 monasteries as a foundation awarded vineyards.
The French Emperor Napoleon (1769-1821) visited in 1805 prior to the occupation of Vienna, the Vineyard GĂ¶ttweig and loved the area and enjoyed the wine. The famous Austrian composer and self-confessed wine lover Joseph Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) has the same pin allegedly got the inspiration for his "Mariazell Mass". Strongly associated with the area is the 1,000-year history of wine-making dynasty Moser. The Austrian wine-growing pioneer Lawrence Lenz Moser III. (1905-1978) from the community village near Krems pipe led from the year 1929, he created training system "high culture" in his vineyards, which soon became a standard.
As soil type predominates bedrock and loess, the relatively cool and humid Atlantic climate is dominated by the positive influence of the Pannonian climate. In particular, the Danube valley is deeply incised pleasant climate. In the larger and the forest district counted, the northern part is the wine-growing center Krems on the Danube with the district stone. Here lie the vineyards KĂ¶gl , Pfaffenberg (Riede Austria) , Sandpit , Steiner dog and Wieden . Other wine-producing communities are Gedersdorf, Rohrdorf with the vineyard Gebling and Senftenberg. In separated by the Danube, the southern area of â€‹â€‹the vineyards are the established in 1072 Benedictine GĂ¶ttweig, and the municipalities of Furth-Palt Krustetten, Hollenburg, and Oberfucha Tiefenfucha.
Known wineries are Wolfgang Aigner , Erich Berger , Walter Buchegger , Joseph Dockner , Sepp Eder , Josef Edlinger , Manfred Felsner , Forstreiter Meinhard , Geyerhof , Graf Faltl , Anton Hagen , Harald's , Lenz Moser AG , Lesehof Stagard , Michael malate , Mantlerhof , Martin Nigl , Herman Moser , Sepp Moser , Leopold MĂĽller and Stefan , Mueller-Grossman , John Muellner , Christian Parzer , Franz Proidl , Undhof Salomon , Josef Schmid , Weber-Thiery , Franz TĂĽrk , Petra Unger , Vorspannhof Mayr , Martin Waltz , Weingut Stadt Krems , GĂ¶ttweig Vineyard , Winzer Krems , Wolfgang Zeileis , Anton ZĂ¶hrer , Alois Zimmermann . Two winemakers communities TraditionsweingĂĽter Austria and Vinovative .
In the fall of 2007, the source-controlled quality level Kremstal DAC introduced with two approved varieties. The wines may be marketed either as Kremstal DAC GrĂĽner Veltliner or Riesling Kremstal DAC. The Blend is based on the annual survey conducted in 2009 Weingarten. Compared to the last survey in 1999, there were no significant changes. The proportion of red wines has increased to a lesser extent than in other wine-growing areas by just 5%. The two varieties Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc 1999 were not recorded in common:
Variety - Austrian
in Austria, officially permitted
GrĂĽner Veltliner WeiĂźgipfler white 1153 51.4 1210 Zweigelt Blauer Zweigelt, Rotburger red 293 13.1 181 White Riesling Riesling , Rhine Riesling white 230 10.3 186 MĂĽller-Thurgau Rivaner white 146 6.5 209 White Burgundy Pinot Blanc , Klevner , Pinot Blanc white 43.5 1.9 ? Neuburger - white 43 1.9 56 Chardonnay Morillon - Not used in NE white 41 1.8 ? Blue Portugal - red 36 1.6 49 Muscatel Muscat, Red M. white 28 1.3 5 Early Roter Veltliner Malmsey white 27 1.2 36 Blueburger - red 25 1.1 25 Pinot Noir Pinot Noir , Blue SpĂ¤tb. red, pink. red 22.5 1.0 15 Cabernet Sauvignon - red 20.5 0.9 4.5 Sauvignon Blanc Muskat-Sylvaner white 19.5 0.9 7 Mixed Set - white 18.5 0.8 39 St. Laurent - red 17.5 0.8 12 Merlot - red 16 0.7 3 Roter Veltliner - white 14 0.6 19.5 Welschriesling - white 10.5 0.5 12 Cabernet Franc - red 8.5 0.4 1.5 Muscat Ottonel - white 8 0.3 8 Roesler - red 6.5 0.3 0 Traminer Gewurztraminer, T. Red, T. Yellow white 4.3 0.2 2.3 Mixed Set - red 2 0.1 14 Silvaner GrĂĽner Sylvaner white 1.7 0.1 2.1 Pinot Gris Pinot Gris , Pinot Grigio white 1.6 0.1 1.5 Goldburger - white 1.2 0.1 1.5 BlaufrĂ¤nkisch - red 1.2 0.1 0.7 Bouvier - white 0.9 - 1.8 Syrah Shiraz red 0.6 - 0 Scheurebe Seedling 88 white 0.3 - 0.9 Zierfandler SpĂ¤trot white 0.2 - 0.3 Rathay - red 0.1 - 0 Rotgipfler - white 0.1 - 0.2 JubilĂ¤umsrebe - white 0 - 0.1 And. white varieties - white 1.9 0.1 0.6 And. red varieties - red 0.8 - 0 WHITE VARIETIES 1793 79.9 1797 RED VARIETIES 450 20.1 305 TOTAL 2243 100 2102