Spaetrot – Rotgipfler Laim

Producer: Weingut Spaetrot
Wine: Rotgipfler Laim
Grape Variety: 100% Rotgipfler
Production Zone: Laim
Altitude: 250 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 1.5 tons per acre
Exposure: East
Soil: Chalky soil; gravel and limestone
Vinification & Aging: The grapes were harvested manually from the 40-70 year old vines in October from the Laim cru vineyard. They were hand-selected twice and carefully pressed. The wine was fermented and aged for 8 months in double barriques (450l).
Production: 125 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Clear with gold highlights. On the nose, the wine shows aromas of lime and fresh strawberries, peach and pear. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, harmonious, well-balanced, with a long, cactus pear finish. This wine is complex and powerful, and suitable for aging up to 25 years.
Food Pairing: Veal chops and baked meats. Chicken pot-pie and spicy dishes.