Chardonnay Ried Schilling 16 - DIE WEINWURM´s

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Chardonnay
Ried Schilling 2016
Straw yellow, fresh apples and lime, subtle pinot hints, freshness combined with a compact body and stimulating finish

STYLE Bright citrus yellow, fine fruity apple, lime and an idea of nuts, creamy on the palate but refreshing in the punchy finish.

The most charmant dinner partner you ever had - from gnocchi to asparagus, from Chreese-Fondue to shrimps-cocktail!

VINIFICATION By the end of Sepmtember the Chardonnay is at its best balance of fruit and body. Harvested manually in small boxes makes sure we just put the best quality into the pneumatic press. After 6 hours maceration it has fully expressed its fruit and ferments at 19° C in steel tanks.

TRAINING SYSTEM The medium high trellis training system and the high canopy provide the berries with optimal photosynthesis and the best air circulation for real good berries. The cane pruning system leaves just one eye to shoot in spring. Additionally to the green harvest this brings a maximum of quality into our berries.

TERROIR In the extremely hot vineyard called Schilling the Chardonnay earns all its finesse. The soft hill facing south has differnet tongues of brown earth, loam and loess. this offers ideal conditions for fine fruit, vibrant herbs and an elegant acidity. All grapes growing here, have body at lively easiness, because the adjacent forest Plot makes the nights cool, providing the berries with vibrant elegance.

WEATHER 2016 Bad beginning, happy end. Late frosts in April caused damage, but turned out to be a natural quality selection. This was an enormous advantage in this wet and warm summer, because we had healthy grapes. The heat came at harvest and the ripeness grew, as wet cold weather bursted in , so you can now look forward to Weinwurms best ripeness-acidity balance.
PRODUCT OF: Austria
REGION: Lower Austria
QUALITY: Qualitätswein
DRINKING AGE: 1-8 years
TO SERVE AT: 10-12 °C
ALCOHOL: 13,0 vol%
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 3,5 g/L DRY
ACIDITY: 5,6 g/L
MUST WEIGHT: 19 ° KMW
AWARDS

2017 Landesweinprämierung Lower Austria >Chardonnay Ried Schilling 2016< - Gold
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