Riesling Langenlois 2018
Every wine village is unique in terms of location, elevation and geology. An Ortswein (Village Wine) reflects this geological and microclimatic spectrum. The historic town Langenlois is the center of the Kamptal appellation. Our Riesling vines grow on the terraced slopes northwest of the town, an area completely formed of metamorphic and crystalline rock soils. This elegant Riesling, bottled after over 6 months on the lees, is characterized by a fine stonefruit aromatic and salty minerality, which unmistakably reflect its origin.
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Selective harvest by hand throughout the first half of October. Destemmed and crushed. Without sulphurisation of the juice. Short maceration. Gently pressed with low pressure. Fermented with local Kamptal yeast. Matured for several months in stainless-steel on the lees. Bottled at high atmospheric pressure during the waxing moon in March 2019.
A fine scent of wild flowers, ripe apricots, some juniper and lemon zest; balanced acidity, firm texture, tangerines and apricots, some green tea leaves, mineral background, juicy and delicately salty finish (Umeboshi), animating food companion!
12,5 % vol.
3-5 years +
Chilled, approx. 10°C