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Arndorfer: Riesling die Leidenschaft

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Riesling Die Leidenschaft
PRODUCER:
Arndorfer
VINTAGE:
2016
APPELLATION:
Niederösterreich
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Riesling
FERMENTATION TANKS:
56% stainless steel, 44% French oak (old barrels)
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
12-18 hours
MALOLACTIC:
Done
AGED IN:
56% stainless steel, 44% French oak (old barrels)
AGED FOR:
10 Months
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
Filtered before bottling
VEGAN:
Yes
TOTAL SO2:
25 mg/L
SO2 REGIME:
Before bottling
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
12.5 % vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
1,200 bottles
ALTITUDE:
274 m and 299 m
SOIL:
Subsoil Primary rock – first layer Löss and pure primary rock in 2nd vineyard
YEAR PLANTED:
1986 and 2001
DENSITY:
3,300-4,000 vines/hectare
YIELD:
1 kg per plant

QUICK FACTS

Die Leidenschaft means ‘the passion’ and refers to Martin’s passion in working with oak barrels in a region, and with varietals atypical to this aging technique.

Aged in both oak barriques as well as stainless steel barrels from the USA.

Selected fruit from two of his best vineyards!

THIS WINE’S STORY

‘Die Leidenschaft’ means ‘the passion’. These grapes were harvested late in the season in two of his ‘first growth’ vineyards. This wine intrigues us, as well as all the Riesling snobs and junkies out there as…

INT’L ARTICLE NUMBER

EAN: 9120055470281

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