... was established to create exciting and unique wines; wines that charm and tell their own special story.
's aim was, and still is, to produce wines of character. The “Donà Noir” Pinot Noir was the first accomplished wine to reflect the soil characteristics, the special microclimate ... and his style. Another two followed, Donà Rouge and Donà Blanc. They only reach full maturity after about four years of ageing.
The range has now widened to include four fresh and elegant whites, produced and bottled as monovarietal wines – Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Gewürztraminer – and an elegant Lagrein.
Every year he produces in total 35,000 to 40,000 bottles, which reflect the passion and the manual work carried out with great respect for nature in the vineyards and the cellar.
The whole wine-growing and wine-making process is based on his own ideas of how to create excellent wines. That makes him a nonconformist. But also a man who loves the wines he produces and wants to take them to a place, where sensitive people can appreciate these nectars of excellence.
Hartmann is interested in wines that do not follow conventions but express boldly and proudly their distinct personality.