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Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

The first written evidence of Schloss Gobelsburg dates from 1074, but it was in 1171 that the Cistercian monks from the Zwettl monastery obtained the first vineyards at Heiligenstein and at Gaisberg in the Kamptal. Visitors entering the baroque-style complex built on a slight mound sense this tradition, this spirit, this experience accumulated over the centuries. The view takes in all the surroundings, from the village of Gobelsburg to the vine-covered hills of Heiligenstein. Inside, near the parish church where couples say yes for life, when the weather is pleasant, the pretty and romantic garden invites all to rest for a while.

Grüner Veltliner and Riesling cover most of the countryside, while Zweigelt, Pinot Noir, St. Laurent and Merlot occupy about a quarter of the surface. Production guidelines are strict, and the winegrowing has adapted to the latest developments while still respecting the methods practiced by the monks. Wines are vinified and aged exceptionally gently. The Gobelsburg team tries to obtain authentic wines which respect and express their origin’s personality and individuality. Michael Moosbrugger’s ingeniously simple idea illustrates this quest for progress: casks on wheels use gravity to avoid damaging the wine through pumping. The casks are made from wood from nearby Manhartsberg and not from popular French or American oak.

 

Sparkling wines from Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

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Brut Réserve

Schloss Gobelsburg, 750 ml
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White wines from Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

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Parker 90 Points
Grüner Veltliner Langenlois 2017
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Parker 92 Points
Ried Heiligenstein 1. Lage Riesling 2016
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Rosé wines from Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

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Red wines from Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

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Zweigelt 2017

Schlosskellerei Gobelsburg, 750 ml
CHF 17.50
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Sweet wines from Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

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Delicatessen from Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

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Zweigelt 2017

Schlosskellerei Gobelsburg, 750 ml
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The association of Österreichische Traditionsweingüter (traditional Austrian estates), of which Schloss Gobelsburg is a member, pays particular attention to respecting the special attributes of each plot. Their individual characteristics give the wine a particular tone, and the nuances of soil and exposure can be expressed. The best example of this classification can be found in the 'Erste Lagen' which deliver a great complexity when aged (Heiligenstein, Lamm and Grub for example) delivering the subtleties specific to each individuality. That's when we see the meaning of the Cistercian proverb: “He who drinks good wine sees God”.

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Weingut Erich Meier

Weingut Erich Meier

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Kangarilla Road / Helen u. Kevin O'Brien

Kangarilla Road / Helen u. Kevin O'Brien

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Park

Park

For many years Baur au Lac Wines has been Switzerland's exclusive importer of the sumptuous Cognacs created by Dominic Park. The story goes back to the 1990s when Dominic Park decided to leave his job as a wine trader in London to create his own cognac house with the style he wanted. This is summed up by a very clean vision of what cognac should be: insist on the best origins and a very precise distillation and ageing to give a high-class product in a modern, elegant bottle.

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