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1

Quality levels in

Austria

Wein

Landwein

Qualitatswein
(includes: Pradikatswein & DAC)

2

What is the Max Yield

for all Austrian wine?

~9000 kg/ha~

or

~9 tons/ha~

or

~67.5 hl/ha~

3

What is the min ABV of

Pradikatswein in Austria?

~5% min ABV~

4

What is ÖWT?

Traditionsweingüter Österreich

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This is the "legal" name for the Erste Lage of Austria:
1-ÖWT

These were approved in 2010 (May)

They are only allowed in:
- Kamptal DAC
- Kremstal DAC
- Traisental DAC
- Wagram

5

Zweigelt is a cross of what two grapes?

Blaufrankisch

x

St. Laurent

NOTE:
Zweigelt is Austria's most planted Red Grape.

6

Blauburger is a cross of what two grapes?

Blaufrankisch

x

Blauer Portugeiser

Blauburger sound like "Blau Blau"

7

Neuberger is a cross of what 2 grapes?

Silvaner

x

Roter Veltliner
(no relation to Gruner)

8

Weinbauregionen of

Austria

Weinland
(3 Weinbaugebeiten)
-Niederosterreich
-Burgenland
-Wien

Steierland
(1 Weinbaugebeite)
-Steiermark

Bergland
(5 Weinbaugebeiten)
-Voralberg
-Oberosterreich
-Tirol
-Salzberg
-Karnten

9

Weinbaugebeite of

Weinland Weinbauregion

[north-south]

Neiderosterreich

Wien

Burgenland

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Note:
- Steiermark is shown in this map but it is not a part of Weinland.

10

Weinbaugebeite of

Steierland Weinbauregion

Steiermark

has 3 Sub-Regions:
Sudsteiermark
Sudoststeiermark
Weststeiermark

11

Weinbaugebeite of

Bergland Weinbauregion

Voralberg

Oberosterreich

Tirol

Salzberg

Karnten

12

What is Morillon?

Chardonnay

(also called Feinburgunder)

13

Sub-Regions of

Steiermark

Sudsteiermark

Sudoststeiermark

Weststeiermark

14

Sub Regions of

Burgenland

Neusiedlersee DAC

Leithaberg DAC

Mittelburgenland DAC

Eisenberg DAC

15

What is Feinburgunder?

Chardonnay

(also called Morillon)

16

DAC of

Burgenland

[north-south]

NLME
(No Limit M.E.)

Neusiedlersee DAC
(Rd!)

Leithaberg DAC
(Rd, W)

Mittelburgenland DAC
(Rd!)

Eisenberg DAC
(Rd!)

17

Sub-Regions of

Wien

Wien Gemischte Satz DAC
is the only subregion

(White Only!!)

DAC wines:
- White only!!
- Blend of 3 at least varieties
- No single variety may compose more than 50% of the blend
- 3 varieties must make up at least 10% each

"Weiner" wines must no show no obvious wood, hilarious and true

Vienna is the only European Capital city to have Grape Vines planted
- (this is not really true as the great estate of Fiorano in Lazio is technically within the borders of Rome; also, Paris has some "non-functional" vines)

18

DAC of Austria

[north-south]

Neiderosterreich
Weinviertel DAC
Kamptal DAC
Kremstal DAC
Traisental DAC

Wien
Wiener Gemischte Satz DAC

Burgenland
Neusiedlersee DAC
Leithaberg DAC
Mittelbergenland DAC
Eisenberg DAC

19

What is KMW?

Klosterneuburger
MustWagge

A scale for measuring Must Weight.

1° KMW = 1% sugar in the must.

20

What is Reserve in Austria?

~13% min ABV~

Wines must be Qualitatswein.

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Matt Stamp mentioned this is tasting theory:

"Could be a reserve or smagrad" in comparing regions, as Reserve will also show strong botrytis character.

21

Sub Regions of

Niederosterreich

Weinviertel DAC

Kamptal DAC

Kremstal DAC

Treisental DAC

-----

Wachau

Thermenregion

Carnuntum

Wagram

22

DAC of

Niederosterreich

[north-south]

Weinviertel DAC
(W!)

Kamptal DAC
(W!)

Kremstal DAC
(W!)

Treisental DAC
(W!)

23

All KMW Levels of

Austria

Wein   (10.6 KMW)
Landwein   (14 KMW)
Qualitatswein / Steinfeder   (15 KMW)

Kabinett / Federspiel   (17 KMW)
{is Qualitswein, but not Pradikatswein}

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Spatlese / Smaragd   (19 KMW)

Auslese   (21 KMW)

Beerenauslese   (25 KMW)
Eiswein   (25 KMW)
Strohwein   (25 KMW)

Ausbruch   (27 KMW)

Trockenbeerenauslese   (30 KMW)

24

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Wein?

10.6 KMW

25

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Landwein?

14 KMW

26

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Qualitatswein?

15 KMW

this is also the min Must Weight for Steinfeder

27

Minimum Must Weight of

Strohwein?

25 KMW

28

What is the minimum drying time for

Strohwein?

Grapes must be dried for minimum 90 days.
(3 months)

Source:
http://www.austrianwine.com/our-wine/wine-law/overview-of-quality-levels/

29

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Pradikatswein in Austria?

19 KMW

This is for Spatlese which is the first of the Pradikatswein in Austria.

Also the min Must Weight for Smaragd

30

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Eiswein?

25 KMW

31

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Spatlese?

19 KMW

this is also the min Must Weight for Smaragd

As well as the min Must Weight for Pradikatswein in Austria
Kabinett is not considered Pradikatswein here...

32

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Ausbruch?

27 KMW

This is a specialty of the village of Rust in what was formerly Neusiedlersee-Hügelland.

NOTE:
This has been a question on a MS previous exam.

33

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Kabinett?

17 KMW

this is also the min Must Weight for Federspeil

Note:
Kabinett is not considered Pradikatswein in Austria

34

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Trockenbeerenauslese?

30 KMW

35

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Beerenauslese?

25 KMW

36

What is the minimum Must Weight of

Auslese?

21 KMV

37

What are the synonyms for Chardonnay in Austria?

Morillon

Feinburgunder

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