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Petra und Leopold Hofbauer-Schmidt
Winery Wines

Weißwein 2018 Roter Veltliner trocken Alte Reben, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Registration number: #L2N1027719

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Last reviewed: 6 February, 2020

The federal state of Lower Austria with its capital St. Pölten is located in the east of Austria. With an area of around 19,200 km², it is the largest federal state. It surrounds the Austrian federal capital Wien, borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the north-east, Burgenland to the south-east, Styria to the south and Upper Austria to the west.

Even before the soldiers of Emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus (232-282) brought wine presses to the Danube, the indigenous people pressed the so-called Marcomanni wine. Viticulture was...

In Austria, viticulture has been practised since the time of settlement by the Celts almost 3,000 years ago. The Burgenland municipality of Zagersdorf and the Lower Austrian municipality of Stillfried in the Weinviertel are considered the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. In both places, grape seeds were found that date back to 700 and 900 BC respectively and can clearly be assigned to the species Vitis vinifera. The lifting of the ban on planting vines outside Italy by Emperor Domitian (51-96) by Emperor Probus (232-282) had a positive effect on viticulture. This...

The white grape variety originates from Italy and the former Habsburg Empire of Austria-Hungary. There are around 175 synonyms that attest to its great age and earlier widespread use. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Valentin, Valentin Rouge, Velteliner Rouge, Velteliner Rose (France); Herera Valtellina, Rossera, Rossola, Valtellina, Veltliner Rosso, Uva di Saint Valentino (Italy); Ranfolica (Croatia); Ariavina, Feldleiner, Feldleiner Rothlichter, Feldliner, Feldlinger, Fleischroter Veltliner, Fleischrother Velteliner, Fleischrother Veltliner, Fleischtraminer, Fleischtraube, Fleischweiner, Große...

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