An Austrian grape that makes a light white wine, similar to a Sauv Blanc from France. Crisp & Refreshing. Stunning.
Suggested Aromas: This wine shows ripe tree fruit, a hint of herbal notes & a mineral aspect with full fruit on the palate & supple acidity. Serve chilled.
Blend: 75% Gruner, 15% Malvasia, 10% Gewurztraminer
Fermentation: Cold, ten-day fermentation
Time aging in oak: One week, French Oak
Finish Alcohol: 12.5%
Acid/pH: 3.17 pH
Production: 177 cases
Age-ability: Should age well through 2020
Best time to drink: Now through the end of the year.
Vineyard: 1725 Vineyard
Elevation: 6,000 ft
Exposure: South face
Soil: Sandy loam
FOOD PAIRING: Nuts, salmon or salads with goat cheese & lemon instead of dressing.
BRONZE MEDAL AWARDED from Great American International
SILVER MEDAL AWARDED from The Finger Lakes International
BRONZE MEDAL AWARED from The Finger Lakes International