Winzer Krems

  |  

Grape varieties

The grape varieties of WINZER KREMS

Harvest 2016

Grüner Veltliner, Austria´s most important grape variety, ist more than 50% of an average harvest of WINZER KREMS.

 

 

Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner is the most important autochthonous grape variety in Austria. As an origin-typical DAC wine, this variety holds special rank in several wine-growing regions, like in KREMSTAL.

» Download description Grüner Veltliner (pdf)

Riesling

This variety was brought from the Rhine to the Danube in Austria and is now – next to the Grüner Veltliner - the most important white wine variety in the Wachau and Kremstal.

» Download description Riesling (pdf)

Blauer Zweigelt

As the most widespread red wine variety in Austria, the wine spectrum of the Blauer Zweigelt ranges from young-drinking, non-wood-matured versions to strong, firm wines matured in the barrique. 

» Download description Blauer Zweigelt (pdf)

Gelber Muskateller (yellow muscatel)

It is one of the oldest grape varieties and yields different types. In Austria, predominantly  yellow muscatel is cultivated.

» Download description Gelber Muskateller (pdf)

Chardonnay

The variety is grown throughout the world and yields some of the most expensive wines anywhere.

» Download description Chardonnay (pdf)

Weißburgunder (Pinot Blanc)

Only in good vineyard sites does this variety yield the highest quality. Young wines have a blossomy expression and piquant acidity, while mature versions tend to develop bread and nut flavours.

» Download description Pinot Blanc (pdf)

Neuburger

The former Neuburger memorial (now NÖ wine memorial) is a reminder of the origin of this variety.

» Download description Neuburger (pdf)

Müller Thurgau (Rivaner)

This variety grows in all Austrian wine-growing regions.

» Download description Müller Thurgau (pdf)

Frühroter Veltliner

This old autochthonous grape variety is widely grown in the Thermenregion, Weinviertel and in the Wagram. It is mostly sold as young "primeur" wine.

» Download description Frühroter Veltliner (pdf)

Sankt Laurent

St. Laurent was named after St. Lawrence Day - August 10th – the day when the grapes begin to change colour.

» Download description St. Laurent (pdf)