Grassnitzberg Morillon 2012- Erste Lage

Grassnitzberg Morillon 2012- Erste Lage

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DIE LAGE
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COLOUR
Bright yellow colour.

NOSE
Pronounced aromas of dried fruit, ripe pineapple, pip- and stone fruits, over roasted hazelnut, mango and papaya.

PALATE
Full bodied palate with elegant and intense mineral characters. Ripe pineapple over roasted nuts, exotic notes of mango, papaya and a touch of grapefruit. Long finish with expressive minerality and a variety of ripe exotic fruits.

FOOD RECOMENDATION
Red meat, smoked fish, heavy fish dishes, lobster.


Vintage year and bottle variations
Grassnitzberg Morillon 2007 - Erste Lage
Grassnitzberg Morillon 2010 - Magnum - Erste Lage
Grassnitzberg Morillon 2010 - Erste Lage
Grassnitzberg Morillon 2011 - Erste Lage

12-14 °C
13,5 %vol.
90% in large wooden barrels and 10% in barriques; 14 months on the fine lees

Sites:

Grassnitzberg

Terroir:

Silt sandstone in topsoil and lime in subsoil

Grape variety:

Chardonnay/Morillon

Vintage year:

2012

Wine-growing region:

Südsteiermark, Austria

Quality classification:
Maturation:

90% in large wooden barrels and 10% in barriques; 14 months on the fine lees

Harvesting:

Selectively hand-picked in several rounds of harvesting in September & October 2011

Alcohols:

13,5 %vol.

Residual sugar:

2,2 g/L

Acid:

5,8 g/L

Serving temperature:

12-14 °C

Best to drink:

2013 – 2022

Type of sealing:

Screw cap

Size of bottle:

SKOFF SHOP

16,50 € /Bottle
0,75 L;

Wine is delivered in boxes of 6 or 12 bottles.