Markus Altenburger

Betont 2021

A beautifully delicate and subtle skin contact, with earthy, woody and nutty characteristics – an uncommon variety, but one that is masterfully expressed in the hands of Markus Altenburger, and that we're very grateful to have our hands on.


Winemaker: Markus Altenburger

Farming: Organic

Region: Burgenland, Austria

Vintage: 2021

Grapes: Neuburger

Colour: Skins

ABV: 11.5%

Size: 750 mL


Behind the Bottle

Markus Altenburger

In 2006, Markus took over the family winery in Jois, and to this day solely focuses on the varieties that best express this unique terroir. His approach in the vineyards and cellar has shown a 180-degree change over the last 15 years, and today all of his vineyards are certified organic, now gearing towards biodynamic certification in the coming year. Blaufränkisch, undoubtedly Austria's highest quality red terroir grape stands at the centre of Markus Altenburger's work ...