Vine Circles. Signs of life.
Signs of delight. At the foot of Göttweig Mountain, in the traditional wine-growing region Kremstal, Helma and Marlies Müller-Grossmann cultivate 10 hectares of vineyards. The ultimate aim is to create delight – in harmony with nature and top-quality. The roots for this are based in the vines of the vineyard which is cultivated gently and in consideration of climate, soil and location. The wine gets its final touch in the cellar and thus its individuality – from the hand of Helma and Marlies Müller-Grossmann.
In the circle of vines – the joy of living.
A major part of the winery’s single vineyards are located on loess soil as well as on stony, nutritious, not too heavy soils. Variety and diversity ensure delight in more than just one dimension.
Therefore classic loess soils feature the single vineyard “Satzen“, which creates ideal conditions for especially fruity Grüne Veltliner (Großer Satz). The location “Hochrain” fascinates with a special characteristic – high lime-shares and a deep soil. Thus the vines become enough strength to develop the full Veltliner aroma.
The south-sided „Steiner Point“ with primitive rock underground and conglomerated soils is, thanks to the mineral surface, perfectly suited for the classic Riesling.
The meager primitive rock soil characterizes the location “Steinbühel” and is the typical soil for exclusive Riesling.
The Limy clay soil at „Frellern“ are perfectly suitable for the cultivation of Zweigelt-Grapes from which Müller-Grossmann’s rosé wine is made.
The special power of the vines around Göttweig Mountain comes from the special loess-, clay-, gravel- and primitive rock soils of this region. This means for the epicure – fresh and dry wines with harmonious acidity.
Life in the circle of nature.
Helma Müller-Grossmann, the humorous winemaker, leads the vineyard since 1986. With high commitment, but never doggedly ambitious – which might also be a reason for her popularity. She does not take pleasure in fashion trends – even if the vinification of her wines follows the latest principles. Tradition means a lot to her – she also sees the entrance of her daughter Marlies into the vineyard in 2009 from this point of view – as continuation of a tradition.
Marlies Müller has previously studied part-time at the IMC-University of Applied Sciences Krems and is especially responsible for Marketing and Sales after her studies. However, together with her mother she also stands at the forefront when it comes to wine production. Marlies does take pleasure in fashion trends – even when tradition and origin should never get lost therein.
As members of the winemaker-group „11 Frauen & ihre Weine“ (“11 women & their wines“) they especially appreciate at this community, that forces are joined and every get-together strengthens the amicable relationship, supplies valuable pulses and offers energy.