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Sauvignon Blanc Kitzeck-Sausal 2018

Wine description:

Spicy, smoky, complex aromas, with a strong terroir impression


Location:

Village Appellation: Kitzeck-Sausal: The Sausal region, which stretches around the South-Styrian village of Kitzeck, ranks among Austria´s most historical winegrowing areas. The vineyards are planted at altitudes of 380 to 650 meters above sea level. With an average steepness of up to 80%, they belong to Europe´s steepest vineyard sites


Soil:

paleozoic slate


Awards:

Vintage 2017:
92/100 points Falstaff Weinguide 2018/19
Vintage 2016:
90/100 points Parker Wine Advocate 09/2017 (USA)
92/100 points Wine Enthusiast 2017 (USA)


Winemaking:

Selected grapes of the single vineyards Anöd, Steinriegl and Altenberg. Short masceration time of 4 to 8 hours, gently and slowly pressed. Temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel; aged on the yeast until March.


Varieties:

Sauvignon Blanc


Altitude:

400-540m


Steepness:

40-60%


Drinking temperature:

12 °C


Drinking description:

Asparagus with salmon, Chicken breast with pepper sauce, Shellfish, Terrine, Piquant appetizers
contains sulfites


Characteristics:

dry


Alcohol:

12,50% Vol. Alk.


0.75 l
 
1.5 l

Sauvignon Blanc Kitzeck-Sausal 2018

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