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Beerenauslese Pinot Blanc
2011 Pinot Blanc

Viticulture

Vineyard: Wolfsgraben, The Wolf's Den.
Soil Type: Loess.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date: Beginning of October 2011.
Yield: Very low.

Vinification:

The Wolfsgraben vineyard was first documented in 1284, this vineyard is well known for its deep, fat, loamy soil producing great wines combining rich fruits and great acidity.
Picked at optimum ripeness the fruits were left to macerate for 12 hours, fermented using indigenous yeast and left to mature in stainless steel tanks.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Deep golden color.
Nose: Exotic fruits such as lychee and passion fruit with a hint of flowers.
Palate: It is lush with a great acidity, fresh and rich at the same time with a lingering finish.
Other: This Pinot Blanc Beerenauslese will go very well with pan fried chicken or duck liver, cheese or as a dessert of its own.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 11
RS (g/l): 128
TA (g/l): 7
pH: