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Green Eyes
2009 Grüner Veltliner

Viticulture

Vineyard: From the Wolfsgraben (the wolf's den) vineyard - a very old vineyad first documented in 1284.
Soil Type: Deep, rich loam.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date: Early October 2009.
Yield: 55hl/ha

Vinification:

The grapes were handpicked at optimum ripeness in October and fermented at 17º Centigrade in stainless steel tanks. The wine was handled to the minimum and bottled in March the following year. This early bottling is to ensure that the natural freshness and fruity flavor from the grapes are retained.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Pale with some hints of green on the rim.
Nose: On the nose some green apple and spices such as white pepper.
Palate: Fresh, lively and clean, bold flavors, fruit forward with some pineapple and pear, bright, balanced with a refreshing acidity.
Other: This is a refreshing and uncomplicated wine, that will please easily. It can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a wide variety of dishes such as artichoke based dishes, or lightly spiced dishes.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 12
RS (g/l): 1.2
TA (g/l): 6.8
pH:
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