Varietals: 100% Morillon- Chardonnay
Wine Region: Südoststeiermark, Steiermark
Vineyards: Saziani, Klausen, Silberberg, Waasen. Age of the vines: 10-30 years.
Climate: A blend of Illyric and Pannonian climate, lots of rain during the year (average 880 mm) with plenty of sun, warm days- cool nights.
Soil: Calcareous, sedimentary soil from the Tertiary mixed with alluvial gravel and partly volcanic soil..
Vinification: Skin contact up to 15 hours, spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tanks and traditional old oak barrels, maturation on the fine yeast (sur lie) for 5 months. We use our gravity flow winery to avoid pumping and refrain from fining or other oenological interruption.
Date of harvest: 1st and 4th to 6th of October 2014
Harvest gradation: ?
Alcohol: 12,5 % vol
Acidity: 6,1 g/l
Residual sugar: 1,1 g/l
Available from: March 2015
Ripe to drink: 2015 - 2018
Tasting Notes: : Ripe figs and Golden Delicious; meadow herbs, lime leaves and a hint of orange-thyme. Focused palate with nuts, pumpkin, quince and parsnip; well structured finish
Recommended to: Creamy Pasta dishes, pates, roasted fish, light meats, ragouts,
Cases: 6 x 0,75 l / 9.000 bottles