Wine Region: Kremstal
Province: Niederösterreich (Lower Austria)
The Forstreiter family has been making wine since 1868, but it has been the current owner and winemaker, Meinhard Forstreiter, who has brought the vineyard to a new level of quality and reputation. The vineyard is situated in Krems-Hollenburg in the Kremstal, along the right bank of the Danube River, across from the Wachau. There has been wine production in and around Hollenburg since the Roman Empire.
Vineyard/Vinification method: SUSTAINABLE
Hectares/Acres: 25 /63
Varietals: White (75%, incl dessert wine) Grüner Veltliner, Riesling
Red (25%): Zweigelt, St. Laurent, Cabernet Sauvignon
Single vineyards: Kogl, Schiefer (oldest vineyard of Hollenburg, dating back to 1364) and Tabor (150+ year old vines)