Riesling Ried Gaisberg 2017
Gaisberg is regarded one of the historically most relevant Riesling vineyards in the Kamptal region. Our vines grow on two terraces on metamorphic and crystalline rock, marmor and paragneis with islands of granite. The elegant Rieslings of this cru express the feminine side of Riesling. Fine and smooth contures in a garden full of citrus fruits.
[1.ÖTW = Classified Vineyard, Erste Lage (Premier Cru)] [Ried = Austrian Term for single vineyard, same meaning as “Lage”]
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Selective harvest by hand in the first week of October. Destemmed. Without sulphurisation of the grape must or juice. Fermentation in stainless-steel tank, with cultivated local yeast. Matured in stainless-steel tank on the lees. Bottled in August 2018.
Wine description
Open and inviting from the very beginning, orange zest, papayas, red & juicy peaches, some lemongrass; in the middle a hint of extract-sweetness, in the background a firm acidity that adds a lot of fruity tension; contured, lively and lush with a long lasting finish. - Vinaria 2018/19
13 % vol.
Ageing potential
10 years +
Serving temperature
Chilled, ca. 10°C