The barrel-aged Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc Erste STK Lage from the wine-growing region of Styria presents itself in the glass in a bright light yellow. If you swirl the wine glass, you can perceive a first-class balance in this white wine, because it stands out on the glass walls neither watery nor syrupy or liqueur-like. The first nose of the Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc Erste STK Lage reveals nuances of gooseberry and green banana. The fruity aspects of the bouquet are joined by notes of barrel aging such as smoky.
This Austrian wine delights with its elegantly dry flavor. It was bottled with exceptionally low residual sugar. This is a real quality wine, which clearly stands out from simpler qualities and so this Austrian enchants naturally with all dryness with the finest balance. Aroma does not necessarily need sugar. On the palate, the texture of this balanced white wine is wonderfully dense. In the finish, this youthful white wine from the wine-growing region of Styria finally inspires with good length. Once again, hints of green banana and gooseberry show.
Vinification of the Tement Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc Erste STK Lage
The balanced Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc Erste STK Lage from Austria is a single varietal wine, vinified from the Sauvignon Blanc grape variety. The Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc Erste STK Lage is an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, because this Austrian exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underlines the success of Old World wines. After the grape harvest, the grapes are immediately taken to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Then fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks and large wood at controlled temperatures. After its end, the elegant Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc Erste STK Lage is aged for several months in oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Tement Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc Erste STK Lage
This Austrian wine is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to stir-fried vegetables with fish, pumpkin casserole or coconut-lime fish curry.
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