Krauthaker

Krauthaker

History

The Krauthaker winery is located in Kutjevo, the winegrowing region on the southern slopes of the mountain of Krndija in Croatia. The wine cellars were originally built by theCistercians (a religious order of monks and nuns) in 1232 and there still remains some parts of the cellar in the original form, with the addition of a large manor house nearby the underground corridors of the cellars. The district of Kutjevo is famous for its wine production, and the Kutjevo d.d. is considered to be the largest exporter of wine in all of Croatia. The winery was founded by Vlado Krauthaker, who is an oenologist and has a BE in agronomy. The winery started producing wine with just 1 hectare, but in 2010, had already grown in size to include 32 hectares of vineyards. There is another 68 hectares of vineyards that the winery manages in cooperation with third-party owners.

Location

Ivana Jambrovica 6

34340 Kutjevo

Croatia

Current Ownership

Vlado Krauthaker

Interesting Facts

There are a total of 38 different grapes varieties that Krauthaker grows in their vineyards. The location of the vineyards, on the slopes just south of mountKrndija,exposesthem to an abundance ofsunlight year round. In addition, the vineyards are south-facing, providing projection from the northern winds. Krauthaker has been involved in sustainable practices from the start and employs environmentally-friendly winemaking techniques. The climate where the winery is located does not receive much rainfall, making it a horticultural challenge. However, the sandy soils atop sedimentary rocks provides a warm foundation for the grapes during their vegetation period.During the London Wine Fair, the winery was the recipient of two silver medals and one bronze medal that the 2010 Wine World Awards (hosted by Decanter magazine).

    • 2017
    • 750ml
    • Red
    • 13.5%
    • Bordeaux Red Blends
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
    • Krauthaker
    • Kutjevo
    • Croatia
    Vintage
    2017
    Size
    750ml
    Type
    Red
    Alcohol
    13.5%
    Varietal
    Bordeaux Red Blends
    Grapes
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
    Winery
    Krauthaker
    Region
    Kutjevo
    Country
    Croatia
      • 2017
      • 750ml
      • Red
      • 13.5%
      • Pinot Noir
      • Pinot Noir
      • Krauthaker
      • Kutjevo
      • Croatia
      Vintage
      2017
      Size
      750ml
      Type
      Red
      Alcohol
      13.5%
      Varietal
      Pinot Noir
      Grapes
      Pinot Noir
      Winery
      Krauthaker
      Region
      Kutjevo
      Country
      Croatia
        • 2015
        • 750ml
        • White
        • 14%
        • Welschriesling
        • Welschriesling
        • Krauthaker
        • Kutjevo
        • Croatia
        Vintage
        2015
        Size
        750ml
        Type
        White
        Alcohol
        14%
        Varietal
        Welschriesling
        Grapes
        Welschriesling
        Winery
        Krauthaker
        Region
        Kutjevo
        Country
        Croatia
        • Orange
        • 2021
        • 750ml
        • White
        • 13%
        • Welschriesling
        • Welschriesling
        • Krauthaker
        • Kutjevo
        • Croatia
        Vintage
        2021
        Size
        750ml
        Type
        White
        Alcohol
        13%
        Varietal
        Welschriesling
        Grapes
        Welschriesling
        Winery
        Krauthaker
        Region
        Kutjevo
        Country
        Croatia
          • 2020
          • 750ml
          • White
          • 13.5%
          • Chardonnay
          • Chardonnay
          • Krauthaker
          • Kutjevo
          • Croatia
          Vintage
          2020
          Size
          750ml
          Type
          White
          Alcohol
          13.5%
          Varietal
          Chardonnay
          Grapes
          Chardonnay
          Winery
          Krauthaker
          Region
          Kutjevo
          Country
          Croatia
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