Weingut Sutter- a Winery Located on Hour Northwest of Vienna
Located in Hohenwarth, the gateway to Austria’s wine region, Weingut Sutter is roughly one hour northwest of Vienna. The unique climate with warm days and cool nights along with the resourceful lime soils, conditions that excellent for grape growing. The work and success of Doris and Leopold Sutter are closely related to the natural management of their vineyards and the wines’ careful maturing process. Their wines are characterized by careful pruning, controlled foliage, and preservation of the vines, water-saving soil treatment, and gentle manual work.
The philosophy of Weingut Sutter Winery involves wines developing individually, reflecting their origin, and thus have an unique character.
The Winery Characterized by their Grüner Veltliner, Roter Veltliner, and Frühroter Veltliner
The assortment of Doris and Leopold Sutter’s vines are characterized above all by the Veltliner varieties; Grüner Veltliner, Roter Veltliner, and Frühroter Veltliner. All Veltliner grapes are grown and harvested in lime soils, making the wines extremely mineral rich with mature flavors of lime, slate, and pepper. The classic Grüner Veltliner is available in six different styles. Other main varieties of grapes grown include Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Gemischter Satz, Blauer Burgunder, and Blauer Zweigelt. The best grapes at Weingut Sutte are used to produce their famous red, white, sparkling, and rosé wines.
Minimal Intervention in the Winemaking Process at Weingut Sutter
In their wine cellar, the Sutters interfere as little as possible in the winemaking process. Their philosophy is that each wine should develop individually, transport its origin, and thus have an individual character. Stored in either steel tanks or wooden barrels, the naturally tempered cellar is between 8 and 10 degrees in both the summer and winter, providing the ideal environment for the wines to rest and mature in the bottle.