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Sauvignon Blanc Ried Hochsteinriegl 2015

Wine description:

Spicy aromatic, dense, mineral driven, complex and with a great potential - pure slate


Location:

Hochsteinriegl: Very steep (up to 78% inclination) and highly located (500 m sea altitude) top single vineyard facing south. Affected by the meagre red slate soil, owned since 1803 by the family


Soil:

Red Slate


Awards:

93+/100 points Parker Wine Advocate 09/2017 (USA)
Among the 10 Salon Elected 2017
94/100 points A la Carte Grand Cru Tasting 01/2017 - Grand Cru Winner Category Sauvignon Blanc 2015
93/100 points Meininger Verlag 01/2017 Tasting of International Wines from Slate Soil - Second Best of the whole tasting (Germany)
93/100 points Wein-Plus 2017 (Germany)
94/100 points A la Carte 2017
18/20 points Gault Millau 2017
95/100 points Falstaff Weinguide 2016/17 - Roll of Honor 2016 - Top 10 vintage 2015
5/5 stars Vinaria Weinguide 2016/17


Winemaking:

Very late selective hand-picked, short maceration time, slowly pressed. Spontaneous fermentation in 500 l cases, after fermentation batonage and ageing on fine yeast


Altitude:

480-520 mt


Steepness:

up to 78%


Drinking temperature:

12 °C


Drinking description:

Cross-fried fillet of perch on mashed peas 
Curd cheese-vegetable ravioli
Stuffed bell peppers
contains sulfites


Characteristics:

dry


Alcohol:

13,50% Vol. Alk.


0.75 l
 
1.5 l

Sheet:

2015

Sauvignon Blanc Ried Hochsteinriegl 2015

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