Rosenmuskateller is permitted for production of Qualitätswein as of 2017, planted in limited parcels in Burgenland.




Crossing between Gelber Muskateller with an unknown variety

Vineyard area

8.52 ha; 0.0%

A picture shows grapes of the grape variety Rosenmuskateller
© Austrian Wine / Oberleithner

Important ampelographic features


a long leaf, pentagonal with 3–5 lobes and an undulating profile

Grape cluster

medium-sized to long, loose to moderately dense, conical. No secondary growth, skin dark red to blue-black



very early
early to middle
middle to late
very late

Significance & conditions

Demands very good sites with meagre soils, is prone to small and irregular yields because of its inclination to millerandange.

Area under vine in Austria
(as a proportion of the variety’s total area)

Click on the wine origin in the list for a breakdown into more specific regions of origin.

Total area in Austria: 8.52 ha

A picture shows a person holding a glass of red wine.
© Austrian Wine / Blickwerk Fotografie

Characteristics of the wine

Extremely ripe and shrivelled berries will yield high-grade sweet wines.

Source varietal specifications: Höhere Bundeslehranstalt und Bundesamt für Wein- und Obstbau (Federal College and Federal Office for Viticulture, Oenology and Fruit Growing) in Klosterneuburg, “Austria’s Qualitätswein grape varieties and their clones“ („Österreichische Qualitätsweinrebsorten und deren Klone“), 2nd, reviewed edition, September 2015

Source area under vine: Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism according to IACS (as at 31 May 2022)


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