Weissburgunder Langenlois 2020
Every wine producing village is unique in terms of location, geology and wine culture. An Ortswein (Village Wine) reflects this geological, microclimatic and cultural spectrum. Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc) has a long tradition in our family. Dr. Bruno Hiedler was the first winemaker to cultivate the variety in the Danube area in 1955. It was a time when small, low yielding varieties were anything but 'en vogue'. Since then, Weissburgunder is deeply rooted in our soil and our history. This balanced and elegant Weißburgunder of old vine-genetics, grows on calcareous loess and gravel soils around the historic town of Langenlois. They characterize its calm fruit and delicious nutty-nes.
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Vinification
The grapes were selectively harvested by hand at the beginning of Ocotber and slightly crushed. After some hours of maceration they were gently pressed off with low pressure. Fermented in stainless steel tank and acacia cask and matured for several months on the lees. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation. Bottled at high atmospheric pressure during the waxing moon in April 2021.
Wine description
Beautiful scent of figs and roasted almonds, linden blossom, a bit of mandarine, thyme coming through from the background, slightly smoky; smooth texture, fleshy and delicately fruity, rich in extract, elegant, orange cake, pear, a nuty aroma remains on the palate, long finish.
Alcohol
12,5 % vol.
Ageing potential
8 years +
Serving temperature
Chilled, approx. 10°C