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Burgenland (13,000 hectars) - Powerful wines from the land of sunshine. Full-bodied and rich red wines are produced under the influence of the hot, continental Pannonian climate, in the eastern region of Burgenland. Within this area, there are many distinctions that play an equally important role. For example, the Eisenberg hill in the most southerly part of Burgenland, enjoys a complex soil structure and touch of refreshing climatic influences from neighbouring Steiermark, that provide ideal growing conditions for Blaufränkisch and other red wine varieties with fine mineral characters and unmatched elegance.

The dense loam soils of Mittelburgenland and the area around Pöttelsdorf north of the Rosaliagebirge produce Blaufränkisch with particularly deep fruit and exceptional length. In Neusiedlersee-Hügelland, on the west shores of Neusiedlersee (Lake Neusiedl), the variety produces wines with expressive minerality and gripping tannins.

The soils on the east-facing slopes of the Leithagebirge (Leitha mountain range) consist principally of limestone and slate, providing a unique terroir for Blaufränkisch, yet also for complex white wines, especially Weißburgunder, Chardonnay and Grüner Veltliner. Exceptional dessert wines, such as the legendary Ruster Ausbruch, complete the range of Burgenland´s wine-producing competence.

The indigenous Blauer Zweigelt variety tends to dominate on the eastern shores of Neusiedlersee (Lake Neusiedl), where it produces powerful and juicy red wines, along with Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent, and the region of Seewinkel enjoys a unique microclimate, giving it the reputation as being one of the best places in the world to produce high quality noble sweet wines.

A high amount of humidity is naturally created by the large lake along with a countless number of smaller, shallow lakes around the vineyards, encouraging the development of noble rot (botrytis cineria) during the autumn, enabling the production of great Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese dessert wines. Cherished varieties for these delicious wines include Chardonnay, Scheurebe, Traminer and Welschriesling, the latter having the potential to produce exceptional quality levels.

Effective from the 2005 vintage, Mittelburgenland DAC was the first wine in Burgenland to be given DAC status, and has since been joined by Leithaberg DAC and Eisenberg DAC.
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Leo Hillinger - Welschriesling 2017
Leo HillingerBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
Our rating: 15.0 Points
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6.80
per btl. of 0.75l = 9.07 €/l
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Certified organic by AT-BIO-301.
Contains sulfites.
Seewinkelhof Salzl - Weißburgunder 2017
6.90
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Seewinkelhof Salzl - Zweigelt 2017
Seewinkelhof SalzlBurgenland, Austria
Character: rich + fruity
Our rating: 15.0 Points
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6.90
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Seewinkelhof Salzl - Chardonnay Selection 2017
7.20
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Paul Achs - Heideboden weiss 2015
Paul AchsBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
Our rating: 15.5 Points
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7.70
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Gerhard Pittnauer - Rosé 2017
Gerhard PittnauerBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
Our rating: 15.5 Points
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7.80
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Certified organic by AT-BIO-402.
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Gernot Heinrich - RED 2015
Gernot HeinrichBurgenland, Austria
An uncomplicated table wine with a distinct cherry personality. Pure harmony. Just drink and enjoy! more!
Character: light + fruity
7.90
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Weingut Feiler-Artinger - Zweigelt 2016
7.90
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Certified organic by AT-BIO-402.
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Weingut Krutzler - Welschriesling 2017
Krutzler WineryBurgenland, Austria
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Character: fruity + minerally
7.90
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Weingut Igler - Zweigelt Classic 2015
7.90
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Hannes Reeh - Zweigelt DAC 2017
Hannes ReehBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
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Hans u. Anita Nittnaus - Rosé Heideboden 2017
8.20
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Thomas Straka - Welschriesling 2017
Thomas StrakaBurgenland, Austria
Character: fruity + minerally
Our rating: 16.0 Points
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8.20
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Paul Kerschbaum - Zweigelt Horitschon 2015
8.30
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Weingut Feiler-Artinger - Zweigelt halbtrocken 2017
8.30
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Hannes Reeh - Weissburgunder 2017
Hannes ReehBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
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Gerhard Pittnauer - »pitti« 2016
Gerhard PittnauerBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
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Gerhard Pittnauer - »pitti« 2017
Gerhard PittnauerBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
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8.50
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Thomas Straka - Welschriesling 2016
Thomas StrakaBurgenland, Austria
Character: fruity + minerally
Our rating: 16.0 Points
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Thomas Straka - Weissburgunder Rechnitz 2017
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Rene Pöckl - Zweigelt 2016
Rene PöcklBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
Our rating: 15.5 Points
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7.89
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Rene Pöckl - Zweigelt 2017
Rene PöcklBurgenland, Austria
Character: light + fruity
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8.60
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Seewinkelhof Salzl - Cuvée Classic Rot 2017
8.60
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Paul Kerschbaum - Blaufränkisch Horitschon 2015
8.70
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Leo Hillinger - small HILL white 2016
8.90
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