Spaetrot – Reserve

Producer: Weingut Spaetrot
Wine 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, hand-selected and carefully pressed. Then, the fermentation process takes place in 528-gallon-oak barrels for 14 days at a controlled-temperature of 68°F. The wine is left in the tanks for clarification before racking. After racking, it ages in stainless steel tanks for 6 months. Then, the wine is bottled and aged for 2 months.
Production: 2500 cases
Alcohol: 12%
Description: Bright yellow with hints of gold. To the nose, ripe exotic fruits, mint, lemongrass, pears. On the palate, hints of coconut, grapefruit, lime gooseberry, multi-layered with a long finish.
Food Pairing: Shellfish, Maki, fowl, Asian fusion, grilled and roasted vegetable dishes, medium cheeses.
Serving Note: Decant before serving.