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Birgit Braunstein

Leithaberg Austria Burgenland

The winery is located in the community of Purbach in the Burgenland DAC area Leithaberg (Austria). The family has been growing wine for over 400 years. Today it is managed by Birgit Braunstein. The re...
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0.75 L
2003 Leithaberg dry Gemini
Translate to English Editor note: Holzige, erdige und getrocknet-vegetabile Nase mit Aromen von angetrockneten und eingekochten schwar...
0.75 L
2004 Leithaberg Pinot Noir dry
20.00 €
Editor note: Preserved red berriews on the nose, plums and beet root, malted notes, light smoky and vegetal notes...
0.75 L
2004 Leithaberg dry Oxhoft
Editor note: Black berries and cherries on the nsoe, herbs and spices, sweetish spicy oak with light smoky notes,...
0.75 L
2004 Leithaberg Ried Goldberg St. Laurent dry
19.00 €
Editor note: Red berries on a slightly stalky nose, light animal and roasted notes. Compact and fairly light-bodi...
0.75 L
2003 Leithaberg dry Oxhoft
Editor note: Intense nose with preserved berries and ripe olives, light malted notes, roasted notes and cocoa in...
0.75 L
2004 Leithaberg dry Leithaberg
19.50 €
Editor note: Blueberries and blackcurrants as well as cherries on the nose, cool with light spice, herbaceous not...
The winery is located in the community of Purbach in the Burgenland DAC area Leithaberg (Austria). The family has been growing wine for over 400 years. Today it is managed by Birgit Braunstein. The restaurant "Pauli's Stuben" and the hotel "Landgut Braunstein" was founded in 1979 by the parents Paul and Maria Braunstein. The vineyards comprise 22 hectares of vineyards in the areas Edelgraben, Fellner, Glauberinzer, Goldberg, Heide and Rosenberg. They are planted 70% with the red wine varieties Blaufränkisch, Zweigelt, St. Laurent, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and 30% with the white wine varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Grüner Veltliner, Chardonnay Pinot Blanc and Welschriesling. Natural viticulture is practised. The grape zone is located at 60 cm vine height, which allows the grapes to benefit from the reflected heat of the soil. Likewise, the 130 cm high leaf wall allows a better sugar ripening. Further quality criteria are targeted soil and vine cultivation, defoliation, consistent grape reduction and healthy and physiologically ripe grape material obtained by selective manual harvesting

Through the grape take-over point, which is adapted to the house, the grapes are unloaded without the use of pumps, then, with some exceptions, they are crushed and gently processed. The conical, temperature-controlled red wine stainless steel tanks enable continuous pumping over (oxygen supply) and a controlled maceration period. The white wines are fermented in temperature-controlled steel tanks. The white and also red wines remain on the yeast for up to six months. The classic red wines are stored in large wooden barrels for one year, the wines aged in barriques for two years. Premium wines are various Leithaberg DAC, as well as the Oxhoft line bottled without filtration. Around 70,000 litres of wine are produced annually. A good part is exported to Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Poland, Switzerland and Sweden. It also produces fine spirits (wine, grape marc), bottle-fermented sparkling wine, vinegar and grape jam. The winery is a member of the association 11 Women & their Wines founded by Birgit Braunstein.
Birgit Braunstein Region: Leithaberg Austria Burgenland

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