The Broadbent name has been synonymous with fine wine for more than four decades, beginning with the renowned career of British wine writer and auctioneer Michael Broadbent and continuing with his son, the importer Bartholomew Broadbent. Bartholomew Broadbent has partnered with family-owned wineries around the globe to produce wines rich with the essence of place and tradition. Broadbent wines represent authentic character and infinite pleasure. The Broadbent Grüner Veltliner is a juicy white wine with plenty of lime, peach and green apple flavors. Elegant and delicious.
Region: Niederösterreich, Austria
Year Founded: First Vintage, 2010
Proprietors: Bartholomew Broadbent
Winemaker: Markus Huber
Size of property: Markus owns 30 ha of vines & works with 70 contract wine growers.
Terroir: The Niederösterreich region in lower Austria has a cool continental climate growing area with the Danube river as its lifeline. It is the biggest quality wine region in Austria. It is the only Austrian region where Grüner Veltliner and Riesling are grown on limestone. The vineyards are on a slope running North to South and are either East facing or South East facing. The vineyards south of the Danube, which are located in the lower lands regions, have more loess soil and are all formed by the Traisen river. The region is comprised of eight smaller wine-growing areas with various soil types including a mix of rich loess and poor primary rock soils. Rainfall averages 500 mm/year.
Annual Production: 5,000 cases produced
Varieties Cultivated: Gruner Veltliner