Hutter-Silberbichlerhof – Smaragd Grüner Veltliner Alte Point

Producer: Hutter-Silberbichlerhof
Wine: Smaragd© Grüner Veltliner Alte Point
Grape Variety: Grüner Veltliner
Production Zone: Wachau
Altitude: 250m above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 6000kg/ha, approx. 3ha on right bank of Danube (Mautern)
Exposure: east-west flat
Soil: loam and sand
Vinification & Aging: After manually harvesting the grapes they go through a selection for the best crop of the area. The grapes then were put through crushing and de-stemming, followed by the first alcoholic fermentation that lasts 3-4 weeks in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. After an additional 6-8 months aging and another 6 months in the bottle, the wine was released.
Production: 8000 bottles
Alcohol: 14.5%
pH: 3.2-3.4
Acidity: 6.2g/l
Sugars: 1.0g/l
Sulfites: 40mg
Description: Scents of peach, pear, and apricot, pleasantly round on the palate with nice acidity and a velvety finish
Food Pairing: Smoked trout, salmon, but also excellent with veal and pasta