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Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

Kamptal Lower Austria/Niederösterreich Austria

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Name: Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg
Address: Address 3550 Gobelsburg, Austria
Area: Kamptal
Vineyard: 75 ha
Owner: Stift Zwettl
Managing Director: Michael Moosbrugger
Wine Maker: Michael Moosbrugger
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Associations: Österreichische Traditionsweingüter
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Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg
The Schloss Gobelsburg winery is located in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region of Kamptal. The history of the winery is closely linked to the Cistercian monastery of Zwettl, which was founded in 1...

Tasted Wines 133 Wines View All

0.75 L
2019 Pinot Noir Reserve trocken
29.00 €
89 WP - very good
Editor note: Slightly smoky, nutty and dried-vegetable scent of more red than black berries with a little root ve...
0.75 L
2021 Kamptal DAC Langenlois Grüner Veltliner trocken
13.20 €
90 WP - excellent
Editor note: Firm, somewhat vegetal, herbal and a hint of bacon aroma with yellow fruity aromas, smoke, a hint of...
0.75 L
2020 Kamptal DAC Ried Lamm Grüner Veltliner Erste ÖTW Ried trocken
36.00 €
93 WP - excellent
Editor note: Firm, deep and multi-layered, clearly vegetal, somewhat nutty and slightly bacony aroma of ripe yell...
0.75 L
2020 Kamptal DAC Ried Renner Grüner Veltliner Erste ÖTW Ried trocken
22.00 €
91 WP - excellent
Editor note: Firm, herbaceous and planty scent reminiscent of mustard pickles with aromas of ripe yellow fruits,...
0.75 L
2020 Kamptal DAC Ried Grub Grüner Veltliner Erste ÖTW Ried trocken
28.00 €
92 WP - excellent
Editor note: Firm and quite deep, relatively cool yellow-fruity aroma with a hint of mustard cucumber, green aspa...
0.75 L
2021 Kamptal DAC Ried Steinsetz Grüner Veltliner trocken
15.80 €
89 WP - very good
Editor note: Clear, polished and rather cool nose with fine yellow-fruity aromas, fresh-herbal to herbal tones, c...

The Schloss Gobelsburg winery is located in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region of Kamptal. The history of the winery is closely linked to the Cistercian monastery of Zwettl, which was founded in 1138 by Hadmar I of Kuenring. (+1138). In 1171, the then owner of Gobelsburg Castle provided the Cistercian monks from Burgundy with a farm with vineyards that are still cultivated today. After the monastery's vineyard holdings had expanded over the centuries to the south of Wien, it became necessary to create a central contact point for the monastery's wine activities. Therefore, the castle was purchased by the monastery in 1740 and the monastery's central winery was built in it. From 1958, Father Bertrand Baumann, later Abbot of Zwettl, managed the winery and made the "Gobelsburg Mass Wine" a well-known brand. Since 1996, the winery and castle have been run by Eva and Michael Moosbrugger, with the participation of winemaker Willi Bründlmayer.

Schloss Gobelsburg

The vineyards cover 75 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Heiligenstein, Gaisberg, Grub, Lamm, Renner and Steinsetz, which are characterised by different soil and microclimatic conditions. They are 75% planted with the white wine varieties Grüner Veltliner and Riesling, and 25% with the red wine varieties Zweigelt, Pinot Noir, St. Laurent and Merlot. The best sites are cultivated according to sustainable principles. In 2015, the "Sustainably Produced Wine from Austria" certificate was awarded in accordance with the specifications of the Sustainable Austria Association. Even the monks of Zwettl Abbey used only organic fertiliser, dispensed with weedkillers (herbicides) and practised a reduced use of pesticides.

An innovative technique in winemaking is called the "Dynamic Cellar Concept". To avoid pumping, the wines are transported in "barrels on wheels". Depending on the style, they are fermented in steel tanks or wooden barrels. Maturation takes place in large or small oak barrels made exclusively from oak wood from the nearby Manhartsberg. The "Tradition" line shows the personality that the Grüner Veltliner and Riesling varieties can develop with the winemaking philosophy of the mid-19th century. For the first time with the 2001 vintage, an attempt was made in this regard to reapply the old traditional practices.

The premium products include various regional, local and estate wines Kamptal DAC (Grüner Veltliner and Riesling). A mass wine (Grüner Veltliner) and bottle-fermented sparkling wines are also produced. Around 200,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of the winegrowers' association Traditionsweingüter Österreich, whose chairman Michael Moosbrugger has been since 2008.

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