Riesling Herrnbaumgarten 2017

A meagre schlier soil with a thin loess cover produces a noble fruit which comes best into its own after one year of storage.

 

Origin: Herrnbaumgarten – Lower Austria

Soil: Cultivated parent soil on loess and schlier.

Harvest: Hand picking in late autumn at low temperatures

Grape processing & vinification: De-stemmed, long maceration (8 h), chilled fermentation at 18°C in stainless steel vats.

Analysis: Alc.:12.5 % ABV; residual sugar: 6.2 g/l; acidity: 7.0 g/l

Description: Elegant nose of vineyard-peach and rose petals; slightly lemon in the back; extract sweetness and acidity play delightfully on the palate.

Food pairing: Roasted or grilled fish, seafood.

Drinking temperature: 8-10°C

Best age to open: 1 – 3 years after the harvest

Award: Gault Millau: 2 Grapes. Mundus Vini: Silver.