Helmut Gangl –

Cuvée White 2012 / Riesling and Bouvier

Producer: Helmut Gangl
Wine: Cuvée White 2012 / Riesling and Bouvier
Grape Variety: 90% Riesling and 10% Bouvier
Production Zone: Illmitz, in vineyards northwest of the village towards Lake Neusiedlersee
Altitude: 360 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 3 tons/ acre
Exposure: east-west
Soil: Paratschernosem: argil mixed with clay
Vinification & Aging: Harvest took place at the end of September. The grapes are harvested by hand, selected with special care and carefully pressed. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks. Bottled in March 2013.
Production: 220 cases
Alcohol: 12.5%
Acidity: 7,3 g/l
Sugars: 1,0 g/l
Sulfites: 45ml/ l
Description: Bright yellow, aromas of pear and quince, elegant mouth-feel with integrated fresh acidity and matured aftertaste.
Food Pairing: Pasta with chicken, turkey, pork.