Grüner Veltliner Ried Kugelberg 16 - DIE WEINWURM´s

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Grüner Veltliner
Ried Kugelberg 2016
Weinviertel DAC new generation
Bright yellow-green, fruity apple on the nose, some spice and an idea of black pepper, straight and animating on the palate, stays fruity until the vibrant finish

STYLE Bright yellow-green, fruity apple on the nose, some spice and an idea of black pepper, straight an animating on the palate, stays fruity until the vibrant finish.

A real appetizer as an aperitif and a fascinating companion to salads, cod or classic Viennese cuisine!

VINIFICATION The hot Kugelberg requires an early harvest in September. Manually and with small boxes we can harvest absolutely health grapes. After pneumatic pressing the Veltliner has a maceration of not more than 2 hours to develop a fine fruit-pepper-balance. Afterwards it is fermented at 17,5° 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 On the south facing hill called Kugelberg the Grüner Veltliner earns its full fruit. The southern slope allows the grapes ripen magnificently, without getting heavy. Airy soil with gravel under loam and loess do the rest for this fruity-peppery Grüner Veltliner.

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 sold 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: 1-5 years
TO SERVE AT: 8-12 °C
ALCOHOL: 12,5 vol%
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 2,0 g/L DRY
ACIDITY: 5,3 g/L
MUST WEIGHT: 17,5 ° KMW
AWARDS

2017 Landesweinprämierung Lower Austria >Grüner Veltliner Ried Kugelberg 2016< - Gold


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