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The winery "Strauss vulgo Schopper" is located in the community of Steinbach near Gamlitz in the Austrian wine-growing region of Southern Styria. It has been in family ownership since 1810. However, the name "Strauss" does not appear in the family chronicle until 1948, when Karl and Johanna Strauss took over the business, which was continued by their son Karl. Today, the two sons Karl junior (company logistics, wine fairs) and Gustav (vineyards and winery) run the business. The white wine varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Welschriesling, Morillon, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Gelber Muskateller, Gewürztraminer and Sämling 88, as well as the red wine varieties Blauer Wildbacher, St. Laurent, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zweigelt are cultivated. The wines are marketed in several lines. The "Classic" line comprises light, fruity wines with a tangy acidity, which are aged in steel tanks. The "Gamlitzberg" line includes wines with high fruit and ripening potential. The "Steinbach" line comprises wines from Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc from the vineyard of the same name, matured in large wooden barrels. The long-lasting wines of the "Reservé" line are made from the very best grapes and aged for up to 18 months in French barriques. In years suitable for the weather, Trockenbeerenauslese and ice wines are also pressed.

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