Weissburgunder Langenlois 2018
Every wine village is unique in terms of location, elevation and geology. An Ortswein (Village Wine) reflects this geological and microclimatic spectrum. Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc) has a long tradition in our estate. Dr. Bruno Hiedler was the first winemaker to cultivate the variety in the Danube area in 1955. It was a time when small grapes with low yields were anything but 'en vogue'. Since then, Weissburgunder is deeply rooted in our soils and our history. This balanced and elegant Weißburgunder grows on calcareous loess and gravel soils around the historic town Langenlois. They characterize its calm fruit and nutty spiciness.
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Selective harvest by hand in late September. Destemmed and crushed. Without sulphurisation of the juice. Gently pressed with low pressure. Fermented in acacia cask, with local Kamptal yeast. Matured for several months on the lees. Bottled at high atmospheric pressure during the waxing moon in April 2019.
Beautiful scent of yellow apple, almond blossoms, hints of pear, wild herbs in the background; firm but creamy texture, fine acidity, earthy minerality, roasted hazelnut, good grip, lemon and orange comes through in the long finish.
13 % vol.
10 years +
Chilled, approx. 11°C