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1st Place – 95 Points
Falstaff Red Wine Guide 2022

Our Merlot 2019 won 1st place and was crowned the winner in its variety category.

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Perwolff 2019 Sensational top marks
A la carte Wein-Guide 2022 awards 100 points

Excerpt from the rating:

Perwolff 2019:
Intensive, deep red colour, complex bouquet, blackberry, juniper, cornelian cherry, dark chocolate in the background, full bodied, dense, and tight structure, hint of tannins and a fruity finish, with blood orange and cranberry in the finish, very, very long finish, wow … almost perfect … a must. Blaufränkisch!

Top-Rating on James Suckling.com
Perwolff 2018: 97 Points
Alter Weingarten 2018: 94 Points

Excerpt from the rating:

Perwolff 2018:
This has an entire fjord of elderberry aroma on the nose, but also notes of rose hips, wet earth and just a whiff of smoke from oak. Very concentrated, but also super straight and pure, the tannins building steadily as it flows over the palate, the subliminal acidity accelerating the mineral finish to warp speed. Must be the best vintage so far of this wine, which made its debut with the 1992 vintage. Drink or hold.

Alter Weingarten 2018:
Stunning intensity of ripe elderberry with gingerbread-spice notes and touches of wet earth and raw meat. Very good concentration and fine tannins that are already beautifully married to the acidity through the long, intensely mineral finish. Drink or hold.

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Double Victory in the A la Carte Wine Guide 2021:

Alter Weingarten 2018:
The Alte Weingarten Ried Weinberg 2018 was awarded 95+ points, winning the Grand Crus category.

Perwolff 2018:
The Perwolff 2018 won the category Blaufränkisch Reserve / rich with 97+ points.

Falstaff Red Wine Guide 2021
1st and 3rd Place

Our Merlot 2018 won 1st place and was crowned the winner in its variety category. Our Perwolff 2018 won 3rd place in the Blaufränkisch category.

Excerpt from the rating:
Merlot 2018: Dark ruby and garnet reflections. Subtle woody notes, ripe, sweet cherry. Juicy, complex, chocolatey finish, mineral resonance, very good length, guaranteed maturing potential.
Perwolff 2018: Dark ruby and garnet reflections. Ripe black cherries, a hint of spice. Juicy, extract sweetness, fresh, very good length, balanced. Has the potential for great development.

Ratings From Vinaria Weinguide 2020/21

Our winery has been awarded five crowns in the new guide, and the wine ratings are also impressive:
5 Stars and the quality rating TOP for the Perwolff 2018
4 Stars and the quality rating TIP for the Merlot 2018
4 Stars and the quality rating TIP for the cuvée Alte Reben 2018

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We are happy to have received the certification: “Sustainably produced wine from Austria” from the Austrian Viticultural Association
Sustainable and good:

Questions on the topic of sustainability in wine-making have led to the development of a certification system, initiated by the Austrian Viticultural Association:

“Viticulture is a very intensive form of agriculture, given the amount of pesticides and fertilizer used, the energy and water needed and the frequent transportation necessary. Additionally, viticulture is sensitive to weather conditions, such as long periods of drought or rain, both of which have been aggravated by climate change. This leaves us with questions such as: ‘How can viticulture adapt to different climate conditions?’ and ‘What does sustainable viticulture that produces high-quality wine look like in ecological, commercial and social terms? What measures must be taken?’”