Weißburgunder Ried Kittenberg 2015 Erste STK Ried
5,2 g/lt acidity TA 12,5 % ABV 0,75 l size 2017-2024+ best enjoyed 1,1 g/lt residual sugar Cork cap 47 years aged vines
As clear as a mountain stream, fine, and reduced. The wine needs breathing and temperature but then springs up with a true firework of complexity. The nose delights in a mix of white currants, juicy apple, and a hint of dried ceps. The aromas are reflected on the palate, complete with some rusk and a slight hint of coconut; deeply minerally notes and a grasping acidity make for a long, exciting finish. (Arno Bergler – WeinErleben)
Clusters are small and cylindrical and fully ripe by mid-October. The variety loves skeleton-rich soils. The wines have a slightly nutty to bready aroma, are elegant, spicy, and quite extract-rich.
Grapes picked and selected by hand, carefully whole-bunch pressed, slowly fermented in traditional wooden casks, malolactic fermentation, matured on the lees for 9 months.
ground / cultivation area
Leithakalk and phyllitic slate.
Excellent with fish and white poultry, but also with warm antipasti; equally perfect to serve with a whole meal.
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