Jörgen

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Jörgen
Village of Tieschen
Jörgen is located in Austria
Jörgen
Jörgen
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°46′30″N 15°56′40″E / 46.77500°N 15.94444°E / 46.77500; 15.94444Coordinates: 46°46′30″N 15°56′40″E / 46.77500°N 15.94444°E / 46.77500; 15.94444
Country Austria
State Styria
District Südoststeiermark
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 159
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8355
Area code 03475

Jörgen is a village in the municipality of Tieschen in the Bezirk of Südoststeiermark in the Federal State of Styria in Austria. Its population was 159 in 2016.[1]

Jörgen is known for its fine white wines. Next to the more common white wines, it also produces Uhudler wines in small quantities. Uhudler is a unique wine from Austria, which originates in the Burgenland region. In Jörgen the white version may often be found, whereas is in Burgenland, its appearance is often a rosé colour. It has intense flavours of strawberry and black currants, a characteristic taste often called "foxy" in wine parlance. The grape varieties used are highly resistant to phylloxera and other diseases; as a result they do not often have to be sprayed with pesticides. They also require little fertilization because of their vigorous growth.

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