Carnuntum has become a member of Österreichische Traditionsweingüter, and – together with eight other single vineyards – the Spitzerberg was classified an Erste Lage.
Neither »spitz« (which means ‘pointy’), or »Berg« (a mountain); rather, the Spitzerberg is a long and rambling hillside that stands exposed to all the elements in the gateway between the Alps and the Carpathians. Conditions for growing grapevines here are quite favourable – this is vividly reflected in the wines.Read more
One could characterise the way work is done here as ‘old-fashioned & puristic’. Cellar master Lukas Brandstätter works here with a great deal of delicacy and meticulous care to vinify the material that has grown on the Spitzerberg in an appropriate manner.Read more
Intense aromaticity, elegant structure, silky tannins and a very, very long finish. These are the easily recognisable qualitites of typical Spitzerberg wines. Blaufränkisch in its finest form(s).Show wines
Katharina Muhr (*1894) spent her childhood and teenage years in Prellenkirchen, where she was raised by her aunt Barbara. When Katharina, at eighteen years of age, returned to her home village of Rohrau in 1912 to start a family, her aunt gave her a vineyard parcel in the site Ried Roterd. Which measured .17 hectares.Read more