Chardonnay Ried Hirritsch Hube 2017
Calcareous marl slate and sandstone, up to 70% slope, 50-year-old vines, elaborate manual work and a total of 30 months of expansion make this deep, elegant, powerful Chardonnay unique!
Deep and powerful, delicate spice notes, hay flowers, walnuts, subtly smoky; Whole bouquet of spices, juicy and delicate, elegant and powerful, no opulence, no grams of fat, delicate from the influence of sandstone, subtle acidity with salty vein, spices reverberate a long time, a coherent Chardonnay with large reserves!
Grape variety: Chardonnay (Morillon)
Origin / location: Southern Styria / Hirritschberg / Hirritsch Hube
Ried: Hirritsch Hube, a south-facing basin with southeastern foothills, slope up to 70%, 420-500 m above sea level
Soil: Marked by sandstone banks and barren, chalky obok, chalky clay marl to limestone slate
Aging: natural yeasts fermented, stored for 24 months in 500 L oak barrels on fine lees
Analytical values: 13.8% vol. alk .; 1.0 g / l RZ; 6.3 g / l tbs
Maturity: 10 years +
Food pairing: Braised dishes, mushrooms, dark meat, game, beef, also as an alternative to red wine, or simply to enjoy!