Top 100 red wines of Carnuntum

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

Discovering the wine region of Carnuntum

The wine region of Carnuntum is located in the region of Niederösterreich of Weinland of Austria. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Markowitsch or the Domaine Weingut Artner produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Carnuntum are Zweigelt, Merlot and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Carnuntum often reveals types of flavors of pepper, tropical fruit or citrus and sometimes also flavors of apples, peach or butter.

In the mouth of Carnuntum is a with a nice freshness. We currently count 44 estates and châteaux in the of Carnuntum, producing 378 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Carnuntum go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork.

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Carnuntum

red wines from the region of Carnuntum go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork such as recipes of fast and, canned cassoulet or pumpkin and bacon pie.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Carnuntum

On the nose in the region of Carnuntum often reveals types of flavors of pepper, graphite or rhubarb and sometimes also flavors of microbio, vegetal or floral. In the mouth in the region of Carnuntum is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Carnuntum

Platinum: The 97 point wines of DWWA 2022

The largest-ever year for entries, an incredible 18,244 wines were judged at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards – with just 163 wines awarded a Platinum medal. ‘Winning a Platinum medal is something really exceptional’ said Decanter World Wine Awards Co-Chair Sarah Jane Evans MW. ‘Platinum is like the stratospheric level’ she commented, ‘so it’s really saying to the winemaker: this is a great wine.’ Making up just 0.87% of the total wines tasted at the 2022 c ...

Best in Show: The top 50 wines of DWWA 2022

The 0.27% of entries awarded Best in Show at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards reflect the inspiring world of wine and quest for quality among winemakers globally, with 50 wines expressing the best of their categories. An all-time record for wines tasted at the world’s largest wine competition, it’s quite possible that Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 marks the largest-ever wine competition to be held in history. And of the record-breaking 18,244 wines tasted, just 50 were ...

New Zealand’s Craggy Range joins La Place de Bordeaux

The estate, which comprises the Gimblett Gravels (Hawke’s Bay) and Te Muna Road (Martinborough) vineyards, will be represented at La Place by two of the oldest négociants, CVBG and Mähler-Besse, in both Europe and Asia. The 2020 vintage of Craggy Range Le Sol Syrah and Craggy Range Aroha Pinot Noir will join the ranks of some of the world’s most renowned wines. La Place ‘made sense’ for Craggy with the estate focused on expanding its distribution reach within the world of fine wine, ...