Gemischter Satz: is wine created from a unique Austrian tradition of planting different varieties in a single vinyard, then harvesting and vinifying them together.Varietals: 20% Riesling, 20% Sämling, 15% Goldburger, 15% Mueller Thurgau, 10% Gewurztraminer, 10% Welschriesling, 10% Weißburgunder.
Wine Region: South East Styria, Styria (Steiermark)Climate: A blend of Illyric and Pannonian Climate, lots of rain during the year (average 900 mm) with plenty of sun. Warm days - cool nights.
Vineyards: The vineyards are located around Straden, with the main locations being: Buchberg, Saziani and Steintal. Age of the vines: over 30 years old.
Soil: Calcareous, sedimentary soil from the Tertiary mixed with alluvial gravel and partly volcanic soil.
Vinification: Cold maceration up to 18 hours, spontaneous fermentation in stainlees steel tanks, maturation on the fine yeast (sur lie) for 5 months.
Date of harvest: 13th of September
Gradation: 17,5 °KMW/ 88 °Oechsle
Alcohol: 12,0 %vol
Acidity: 5,7 g/l
Residual sugar: 3,9 g/l
Characteristics: Honeydew melon, bitter oranges, rose petals, nectarines and plums. Creamy butlively on the palate, ripe exotic fruits, almonds and bananas.
Available from: 1st of March 2012
Ripe to drink: 2012 - 2014
Recommended to: As an aperitif, seafood, vegetables, salads, poultry.
Cases: 6 x 0,75 l