Bright green with yellow reflections. On the nose elderflower with green peppers, young nettle leaves and grapefruit notes. On the palate green-herbaceous, mineral-lemony in the finish. Animating drinking flow.
On the variety and origins of this wine:
The Sauvignon Blanc grape variety comes from south-western France, where documentary evidence of its cultivation dates back to the first half of the 18th Century.
Wine Estate of Klosterneuburg Monastery:
Since its foundation in 1114 Klosterneuburg monastery has been growing wine and therefore is the oldest wine estate of Austria. With 108 Hectares of vineyards it is one of the country‘s largest and most renowned estates. The vineyards are situated in selected top locations in Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Gumpoldskirchen and Tattendorf.
Since the year 2009 it is the first carbon neutral wine estate in Europe.
The village wines are the mainstay of our range of wines. Our village wines are youthful, fruity and characteristic of their varieties. They elegantly reflect the typicity of the relevant wine-growing region. The grapes used to make them come from various vineyards, but always from one wine-growing location. The village wine collection represents Austrian winemaking tradition in its most enjoyably drinkable form.
Winegrowing Region: Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria
Soil Type: Weathered sandstone soil
Slope Face: South
Elevation: 200–260 meters
Harvest Date: September 2021
Skin Contact: 3 hours
Ageing: Stainless steel tank
Bottling Date: December 2022
Alcohol: 12% vol.
Residual Sugar: 1 g/l
Acidity: 8 g/l
Serving Temperature: 7-8 °C
Peak Drinking/Maturation Potential: The wines of the village wine collection are best enjoyed young.
Food Pairing: Cream cheese, typical viennese „Heurigenspezialitäten“