This very old variety is a crossing of Roter Veltliner x Sylvaner, and is regarded as being typically Austrian. In recent years, it has lost significance, and is mostly sold as table grapes, as a young wine, or as a simple house wine, particularly in the Thermenregion, Weinviertel and Wagram.
Significance and conditions
The significance of the Frühroter Veltliner is decreasing. It is marketed mainly as a table grape, as an en primeur or an open house wine – especially in the Thermenregion, Weinviertel and the Wagram. Has few demands on soil and site.
Area under vine in each of Austria’s wine-growing regions
(as a proportion of the variety’s total area)
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Gesamtfläche in Österreich: 252.59