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Red wines : Kamptal

Its namesake is the Kamp river. Its metropolis is Langenlois, Austria´s largest wine town. And with 4, 000 hectares of vineyards, the Kamptal is also one of the larger wine-growing areas of the country. Culture and tourism, strengthened by Heurigen and Vinotheques, have great importance. Since the 2008 vintage, the Kamptal dac designation has been reserved for Grüner Velltiner and Riesling wines.

The Heiligenstein is one of the Kamptal´s most prominent sites, with its very special soil: desert sandstone with volcanic components dating back to the Paleozoic era, 270 million years ago. On the steep terraces of the southern slope, mainly Riesling is grown and brings vigorous, long living wines.

Kamptal - MapCloser to the Danube, the soils change. Here, the loess and loam terraces help provide optimal conditions for a wide range of wines. Along with Grüner Veltliner, the Burgundy family as well as the Blaue Zweigelt show their true strength. And climatically, the dynamic between the hot, Pannonian basin and the cool Waldviertel is impressive.

The two main grape varieties, Grüner Veltliner and Riesling, have defined the Kamptal DAC since it was established in 2008. The region-typical wines with the Kamptal DAC designation must be made exclusively from the varieties Grüner Veltliner or Riesling. The additional "Reserve" stands especially for deeper, weightier DAC wines.

A significant wine tourist attraction is the Loisium - a futuristic visitor center with a Vinotheque and mystical underground wine adventures. It represents the symbiosis of tradition and innovation, which are an inherent part of Kamptal life. Along with Langenlois and the communities of Gobelsburg, Haindorf and Zöbing are several important small wine villages.


Legal Specifications Kamptal dac (beginning with 2008 vintage)
Grape Varieties: Grüner Veltliner, Riesling
Styles:
Classic: Submission of check numbers from January 1st of year following the harvest
Reserve: Submission of check numbers from March 15th of year following the harvest
Alcohol:
Classic: min. 12 Vol %
Reserve: min. 13 Vol %
Taste profile:
Grüner Veltliner: fresh, fruit-accented, fine spiciness; no Botrytis note; no wood tone.
Riesling: fragrant, aromatic, elegant, minerally; no dominant Botrytis tone; no wood tone.

(Source: www.winesfromaustria.com)
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Jurtschitsch Sonnhof - Zweigelt 2011
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof - Zweigelt 2011
Kamptal (Austria)
Good  1 review   
Jurtschitsch Alter Sonnhof - Cuvee Kleines Holzfass 2008
Jurtschitsch Alter Sonnhof - Cuvee Kleines Holzfass 2008
Kamptal (Austria)
No score  1 review   
svrmarty :  13,0 % vol. 
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof - Zweigelt 2008
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof - Zweigelt 2008
Kamptal (Austria)
No score  1 review   
svrmarty :  12,5 % vol. 
Jurtschitsch Alter Sonnhof - Cuvee Kleines Holzfass 2007
Jurtschitsch Alter Sonnhof - Cuvee Kleines Holzfass 2007
Kamptal (Austria)
No score  1 review   
svrmarty :  13,0 % vol. 
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof - Zweigelt 2007
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof - Zweigelt 2007
Kamptal (Austria)
1 review   
svrmarty :  12,5 % vol. 
Zweigelt Novemberlese 2007
Zweigelt Novemberlese 2007
Kamptal (Austria)
1 review   
Fred Kamptal Zweigelt 2006
Fred Kamptal Zweigelt 2006
Kamptal (Austria)
1 review   
Jurtschitsch Alter Sonnhof - Cuvee Kleines Holzfass 2006
Jurtschitsch Alter Sonnhof - Cuvee Kleines Holzfass 2006
Kamptal (Austria)
No score  1 review   
svrmarty :  13,0 % vol. 
Rabl Blauer Zweigelt - Vinum Optimim 2006
Rabl Blauer Zweigelt - Vinum Optimim 2006
Kamptal (Austria)
Weak  1 review   
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof Little J - Zweigelt 2010
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof Little J - Zweigelt 2010
Kamptal (Austria)
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof Zweigelt - Kamptal Rotweine 2010
Jurtschitsch Sonnhof Zweigelt - Kamptal Rotweine 2010
Kamptal (Austria)
Johann Topf Zweigelt Strassertal 2007
Johann Topf Zweigelt Strassertal 2007
Kamptal (Austria)
Vinexus - Infinity of Wine Duitsland :  Zweigelt impresses with his...
Loimer Pinot Noir Terrassen 2007
Loimer Pinot Noir Terrassen 2007
Kamptal (Austria)
Weingut Birgit Eichinger - Roter Veltliner Wechselberg 2007
Weingut Birgit Eichinger - Roter Veltliner Wechselberg 2007
Kamptal (Austria)
Johann Topf Zweigelt Strassertal 2006
Johann Topf Zweigelt Strassertal 2006
Kamptal (Austria)
Vinexus - Infinity of Wine Duitsland :  Bursting with soft, strawberry...
Schloss Gobelsburg Zweigelt 2006
Schloss Gobelsburg Zweigelt 2006
Kamptal (Austria)
RP  84
Johann Topf Blauburgunder Stangl 2005
Johann Topf Blauburgunder Stangl 2005
Kamptal (Austria)
Schloss Gobelsburg Zweigelt 2005
Schloss Gobelsburg Zweigelt 2005
Kamptal (Austria)
RP  87
Weingut Hiedler Dos Zweigelt Sant Laurent 2005
Weingut Hiedler Dos Zweigelt Sant Laurent 2005
Kamptal (Austria)
Weingut Hiedler Zweigelt 2004
Weingut Hiedler Zweigelt 2004
Kamptal (Austria)
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