Grassnitzberg Sauvignon blanc 2012 – Erste Lage

Grassnitzberg Sauvignon blanc 2012 – Erste Lage

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DIE LAGE
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COLOUR
Bright yellow colour.

NOSE
Attractive aromas of yellow pepper, ripe gooseberries, elderflower over delicate cassis, lychee, mango, papaya and passion fruit; minerality and a finely woven structure.

PALATE
Ripe fruit intensity on the palate, delicate body with well integrated minerality; ripe gooseberries over a touch of cassis, yellow fruits and peppers; intense exotic and citrus lemon. The finish is rich in mineral characters, supported by yellow pepper, ripe gooseberries, blood orange and citrus lemon.

FOOD RECOMENDATION
Recommended with spicy fish and poultry, scallops, white meat and deep-fried chicken.


Vintage year and bottle variations
Grassnitzberg Sauvignon blanc 2011 - Magnum - Erste Lage
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Grassnitzberg Sauvignon blanc 2014 - Erste Lage

12-14 °C
13,5 %vol.
Steel tank

Sites:

Grassnitzberg

Terroir:

Silt sandstone in topsoil and lime in subsoil

Grape variety:

Sauvignon blanc

Vintage year:

2012

Wine-growing region:

Südsteiermark, Austria

Quality classification:
Maturation:

Stainless steel tanks; six months on the fine lees

Harvesting:

Selectively hand-picked in several rounds of harvesting in September & October 2012

Alcohols:

13,5 %vol.

Residual sugar:

1,0 g/L

Acid:

5,2 g/L

Serving temperature:

12-14 °C

Best to drink:

2012 – 2019

Type of sealing:

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Size of bottle:

0,75 L

SKOFF SHOP

15,40 € /Bottle
1,5 L

Wine is delivered in boxes of 6 or 12 bottles.