The winery Markus IRO is located in Gols in the middle of the traditional wine-growing area, where about 20 hectares of vines are cultivated in excellent locations. 30% of the vines are used for white wines, 70% for red wines. The Pannonian as well as continental influences through high humidity as well as little precipitation favor the quality of the IRO wines. The soil of the vineyards is covered by lime, gravel, clay and sand. Awards: - Winery of the year 2022, wine award Burgenland. - Winner at Die Presse "rote sortenvielfalt" (red variety) - 87-89 points 15/16 from Falstaff Weinguide Tasting notes:Deep dark ruby red with violet reflections in the glass. On the nose fine wood spice, dark wild berries, tobacco, orange zest. On the palate a fine acidity, subtle notes of cassis, juicy cherries, tannic structure. Long lasting on the finish. Grape variety: Cabernet Franc. Aging: barrique. Acidity: 4,8 g/l. Closure: screw cap. Aging potential: Until 2029. Drinking temperature: 16-18 °C. Excellent with lamb and beef.