Spaetrot – Große Reserve

Producer: Weingut Spaetrot
Wine: Große Reserve
Grape Variety: 50% Zierfandler, 50% Rotgipfler
Production Zone: Thermenregion
Altitude: 800 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 5 acres/1.5 tons per acre
Exposure: Southeast
Soil:  Limestone, Gravel and Chalky
Vinification & Aging: The grapes are harvested manually from vines between 40-70 years of age. They are then hand-selected twice and carefully pressed. The wine is fermented and aged in new barriques for 18 months and lies on the yeast for more than 12 months.
Production: 400 cases
Alcohol: 13%
Description: Bright yellow with hints of gold. On the nose, refreshing notes of exotic fruits, pears, hints of honey and hints of vanilla. Well-structured multi-layered; vanilla and coconut on the palate. The Große Reserve is complex, dense, and mineral wine, with lots of extract and enormous potential. Decanting recommended for optimal expression.
Food Pairing: Shellfish, hearty fish, white game foul, poultry, veal, and spicy cuisine.
Serving Note: Decant before serving.