Weingut Fischer – Gradenthal

Producer: Weingut Fischer
Wine: Gradenthal
Grape Variety: 85% Zweigelt, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot
Production Zone: Sooss (Thermenregion)
Altitude: 250 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 7 acres, 1.5 tons per acre
Exposure: Southeast
Soil: Warm, calcareous and porous, with sandy loam and gravel.
Vinification & Aging: After the grapes were harvested by hand, the fermentation was carried out in stainless steel tanks. After the completion of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine underwent the malolactic fermentation in barrique, where it aged for 16 months. The wine was not filtered; purification is achieved through repeated pumping from one barrel to another.
Production: 500 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Dark ruby red, intensive cherry bouquet, firm and compact on the palate, soft, long finish.
Food Pairing: Spicy, hard cheeses, fried meats and game, pasta with meat ragout.