Top 100 red wines of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland of Burgenland as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland

The wine region of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland is located in the region of Burgenland of Weinland of Austria. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Scheiblhofer or the Domaine Prieler produce mainly wines red, white and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland are Chardonnay, Zweigelt and Merlot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland often reveals types of flavors of cream, lemon or toasty and sometimes also flavors of dark fruit, green herbs or black fruits.

In the mouth of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 59 estates and châteaux in the of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland, producing 253 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Zweigelt

Intraspecific crossing between the saint laurent and the limberger realized in 1922 and in Austria by Fritz Zweigelt (1888/1964) who named it rotburger. Very well known in Austria, it can be found in most Eastern countries, Japan, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, the United States, etc. In France, it is not very well known and yet this variety has interesting qualities when vinified as a single variety for both red and rosé wines. - Synonyms: rotburger, klosterneuburger, zweigelt blau, blauer-zweigelt in Germany, zweigeltrebe in Austria, Great Britain and the Czech Republic, blauer zwelgetrabe in Hungary, etc. (for all the synonyms of the grape varieties, click here !)

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland

red wines from the region of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of thai beef curry, lamb kebab or rabbit with mustard in a casserole.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland

On the nose in the region of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland often reveals types of flavors of cherry, toasty or black currant and sometimes also flavors of microbio, cured meat or minerality. In the mouth in the region of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Neusiedlersee-Hügelland

Liv-ex 2021 Power 100 shows rebalancing of the fine wine market

The latest edition of Liv-ex Power 100, which lists the most powerful fine wine brands, shows that the period between October 2020 and September 2021 experienced a rebalancing of the market, with a number of classic labels returning to prominence. Château Lafite Rothschild re-entered the top 10, moving from 11th to 2nd place, while fellow First Growths Mouton-Rothschild and Margaux have also risen, to 6th and 10th place respectively. Petrus also re-entered the top 10, now at 7th place after a ye ...

Redbreast Dream Cask

The fifth of Redbreast’s Dream Cask offerings, released to mark World Whisky Day tomorrow (Saturday 21st May), is a 30-year-old single pot still whiskey produced by Irish Distillers at its Midleton Distillery in Co Cork. Unlike previous single-cask releases, this year’s Dream Cask combines two casks chosen as their favourites from Midleton’s vast inventory by master blender Billy Leighton and blender Dave McCabe. Leighton’s cask is a first-fill Oloroso Sherry butt filled in May 1990, while McCab ...

Walls: Tavel and its unexpected revolution

When asked which is the most exciting appellation in the Rhône, there’s one that currently springs to mind before all others: Tavel. I have to be honest with you: I don’t buy much rosé. So, given that Tavel is, according to The Oxford Companion to Wine, ‘one of France’s few all-rosé appellations,’ my response might be unexpected. The Oxford Companion is technically correct, of course – the wines made here are paler than a typical red wine. But compared to other rosés, that’s where the comparison ...