Neusiedlersee Wine

The Neusiedlersee hugs the borders of Hungary and Carnuntum and is one of Burgenland’s  northernmost regions. Despite our pairing suggestion, the Neusiedlersee region is most famous for their sweet wines made from Welshriesling and wines made from the red, Zweigelt. The area is home to 7,649 hectares of vines that experience long hours of sunshine and an even longer growing season due to the hot, dry summers and cold winters the region experiences.

Here Botrytis is prominent not only because of the lake’s proximity to the vineyards, but additionally by the many salt lakes present throughout the vineyard plots. These bodies of water create high humidity and regular autumn fog which lead to Austria’s famous high-quality dessert wines categorized as Beeranauslese and Trokenbeeranauslese. The long ripening season also accounts for the residual sugar found even in the regions dryer whites which are fruit-intensive and generally classified as Auslese or Späteles. Here, full-bodied Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Neusiedlersee View all

  • Blaufränkisch

    Blaufränkisch is the most important Austrian red variety to many Austrian vintners despite the fact it is not the mos...

  • Grüner Veltliner

    Grüner Veltliner (spelled Gruener when the umlaut is not present and also known as Weissgipfler, Manhardsrebe Grüner...

  • Scheurebe

  • Zweigelt

    History of the grape:  Zweigelt was created in 1922 by Fritz Zweigelt at the Institute of Viticulture and Pomology in...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

Subregions of Neusiedlersee

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  • Weingut Franz Lentsch

    The winery Franz & Elisabeth Lentsch is situated on the eastern shore of lake Neusiedl in the vil...

  • Weingut Josef Umathum

    The name Umathum is Frankish in origin. The Umathums first settled in the region of Lake Neusiedl...

  • Josef Unger

    The winery Josef Unger is producing withe, red and sweet wines in the Neusiedler See region / Bur...

  • Artisan Wines

    Sustainable viticulture is our strategic approach in optimizing grape quality. Integral piece i...

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Neusiedlersee on Snooth

  • Artisan Wines Halbturn White Chardonnay 2011

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    Wine review by Franz Schneider


  • Meinklang Pinot Noir 2008

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    Wine review by piig


  • Hans Nittnaus Comondor 1999

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    Dry and slightly tannic, some taste of dark fruits Read More

    Wine review by mark


  • Feiler Artinger Zweigelt 2007

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    Wine review by mark


  • Zantho St. Laurent 2008

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    You can tell this is from a colder region. It's a little green, with almost no mid pallet. I think it's an ok wine, maybe a little over priced Read More

    Wine review by 1rockiesfan


  • Velvet Pittnauer 2007

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    Wine review by dietmarbaurecht


  • St. Margarethen Sankt Laurent 2008

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    IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL YEARS SINCE I HAVE HAD ST LAURENT WHICH I LOVE.WAS JUST ABLE TO OBTAIN AN 08 ST LAURENT ANDIT DID NOT SEEM AS HEAVY AS I REMEMBERED NOR AS COMPLEX BUT I WILL KEEP TRYING! Read More

    Wine review by jas7783


  • Fahrenheit 19 Ice Wine 2009

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    Wine review by amynraleigh


  • Zantho Blaufränkisch 2008

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    Showing noticeable evolution on the nose, with hints of caramel and oxidation laying under a nice base of raspberry reduction and hints of bay leaf, black pepper and melon rind. This is lovely on the palate, juicy, transparent, still laden with fresh raspberry fruit laced with a hint of lemon verbena and a nice earthy edge that carries the wine ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Leo Hillinger Red Blend Small Hill Red 2007

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    Stimmig, ausgeglichen und nicht all zu schwer. Dezentes Schokoladenaroma im Hintergund, vorrangig beerig. Read More

    Wine review by Tierroboter


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