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The "Gebrüder Nittnaus" winery is located in the municipality of Gols (Untere Hauptstraße 105) in the Burgenland wine-growing region of Neusiedlersee (Austria) on the eastern shore of the lake. The family was first mentioned as owners of a vineyard as early as 1683, so they have been cultivating wine for over 300 years. Since 2019, the winery has been run by the brothers Andreas and Hans Michael Nittnaus. The house trademark is a geometrically stylised grape. For decades, the family winery has focused on the potential and diversity of the vineyards in the Neusiedler See region, which impressively represent the fruitiness of Burgenland wines.
The vineyards cover 57 hectares of vineyards in the Edelgrund, Gabarinza, Goldberg, Kurzberg, Luckenwald, Neuberg, Salzberg and Ungerberg vineyards, which are spread over around 70 plots. Two thirds of the vineyards are planted with red wine varieties such as Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch and Pinot Noir, and one third with white wine varieties such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Grüner Veltliner and Muskat Ottonel. According to the philosophy of the house, the winery stands for excellent wine qualities, handshake quality and sustainable commitment. The ecological cultivation is carried out according to the certified rules of Nachhaltig Austria (seal of quality for sustainably produced wines). This includes preserving biodiversity, maintaining climate neutrality, treating nature with care and social aspects.
Red wines, white wines and sweet wines are produced in balanced proportions. The white wines are fermented in stainless steel tanks under temperature control and are mostly fresh and fruity. White wines in the reserve category are partly matured in barriques or 500-litre barrels. After temperature-controlled maceration and biological acid reduction, the red wines mature for at least 12 months in stainless steel tanks or in barriques. The premium wines include the red wine cuvée Salzberg (Merlot/Blaufränkisch), Zweigelt Luckenwald Reserve and Blaufränkisch Altenberg Reserve. Beerenauslesen, Trockenbeerenauslesen and ice wines are matured in stainless steel, exceptional TBA of the "Grand Selection" series in oak or acacia barriques.