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Arndorfer: Riesling die Leidenschaft

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Riesling Die Leidenschaft
PRODUCER:
Arndorfer
VINTAGE:
2011
APPELLATION:
Niederosterreich
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Riesling
FERMENTATION TANKS:
50% Barrique 4th and 5th Filling, 50% Stainless Steel Barrels
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
Up to 24 Hours
MALOLACTIC:
Partly
AGED IN:
50% 4th and 5th Cycle Barrique, 50% in Stainless Steel Barrels
AGED FOR:
10 Months in Barrels and at Least 6 Months in Bottle
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
Smart Filtered Once
VEGAN:
Yes
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
12.5 % vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
1,200 bottles and 60 magnums
ALTITUDE:
340-360 m
SOIL:
Primary Rock
YEAR PLANTED:
1960-2002
DENSITY:
4,000-5,000 vines/hectare
YIELD:
1.5 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: 68907656502 8

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