Weingut Franz Hirtzberger Grüner Veltliner Rotes Tor Federspiel
A blend from our Grüner Veltliner vineyards. The grapes are picked 2-3 weeks before the Smaragd harvest. According to myth the Rote Tor (red gate) is part of the old town wall which was saturated with blood, during the Swedish Wars. We grow GV grapes in the vinyards below, in both quality levels - Federspiel and Smaragd. The soil-type consists of gneiss, mica and schist and brown soil.
Grape Varietal: Grüner Veltliner
Vine Age: Average 15 years
Soil Type: Blend of different Spitz vineyard sites