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Wiener Gemischter Satz DAC

Description to Wiener Gemischter Satz DAC

The designation "Wiener Gemischter Satz DAC", protected by origin within the European Union, for a quality wine pressed from various grape varieties cultivated in the form Gemischter Satz. In the federal capital Vienna, this is the typical wine served at Heurigen (Buschenschank). In order to continue the old tradition, special specifications for a Viennese Gemischter Satz were laid down by an association. The logo consists of the letters "WGS" and a stylised eye. A sustainable cultivation method is required. The varieties used are Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Grüner Veltliner, Muscat, Riesling, Rotgipfler, Jubiläumsrebe, Neuburger, Gewürztraminer and Zierfandler. At the beginning of 2009, the "Wiener Gemischter Satz" was included in the "Ark of Taste" by the Slow Food Association and thus worthy of protection and preservation.

Wien - Großlagen und Gemeinden

Vienna Gemischter Satz DAC

The origin-controlled quality level "Wiener Gemischter Satz DAC" was introduced with the 2013 vintage. It must be a white wine. The grapes must come exclusively from a vineyard that is registered as WGS in the Vienna vineyard register. This must be planted with at least three white wine grapes of quality wine grape varieties, which are harvested and processed together. The largest variety share may not be higher than 50%, the third largest variety share must comprise at least 10%. Bottling may only take place in glass bottles, unless the wine is to be enjoyed immediately at the place of administration. Volumes of 1.0 and 2.0 litres and a closure with a crown cork are not permitted.

A smaller geographical indication than Vienna is possible. District (e.g. Döbling, Favoriten, Floridsdorf, Hernals, Liesing, Ottakring) may be indicated, Großlage (e.g. Nußberg), cadastral municipality (e.g. Grinzing, Sievering, Stammersdorf) or Riede (e.g. Alsegg, Preußen, Reisenberg, Rosengartl, Seidenhaus). This results in two levels:

  • without indication / with indication
  • Sale: from 1 December of the year of harvest / from 1 March of the year following the harvest
  • Alcohol content: maximum 12.5% vol / minimum 12.5% vol
  • Flavour indication: must correspond to dry / must not correspond to dry
  • Wood note (toast aroma): must not be strongly perceptible / no specifications

Other quality wines and country wines

In contrast to all other wine-growing regions, all quality wines of Vienna may continue to be marketed under "Wiener Wein" (non-DAC quality wines from e.g. the Weinviertel may only be marketed with the generic wine-growing region of Lower Austria as origin). A Gemischter Satz, which does not comply with the provisions of the Wiener Gemischter Satz, must be marketed as a Landwein with the designation of origin Weinland.

Map: © ÖWM

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