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Chardonnay Ried Sausaler Schlössl 2015

Wine description:

Complex, elegant structure, rich in extracts—Chardonnay with strong terroir-expression


Location:

Sausaler Schlössl: Very steep and highly located single vineyard with very meagre slate soil. On this historical single vineyard we are able to pick grapes very late at perfect physical ripeness. The slate soil brings a lot of finess and the aging potential is very high.


Soil:

Red and blue-black slate (paleozoic slate)


Awards:

94/100 points Parker Wine Advocate 09/2017 (USA)
94/100 points A la Carte Grand Cru Tasting - White Burgundy 2/2017 - among the Winners Chardonnay 2015 & older
93/100 points Falstaff Weinguide 2017/18


Winemaking:

Selective hand picked grapes, gently very slowly pressed. Slow Fermentation in 500l wooden casks at temperatures around 20°C. Aging and batonage for several months


Altitude:

500-590 m


Steepness:

55-80%


Drinking temperature:

12 °C


Drinking description:

Classic pan-fried chicken, Wild garlic risotto, Truffle dishes
contains sulfites


Characteristics:

dry


Alcohol:

13,50% Vol. Alk.


0.75 l
 
1.5 l

Sheet:

2015

Chardonnay Ried Sausaler Schlössl 2015

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