The light-footed Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC Erwin Sabathi shimmers with brilliant golden yellow in the glass. Swiveling the glass, this white wine is characterized by an immense brilliance that makes it dance nimbly in the glass. The bouquet of this white wine from Styria enchants with nuances of acacia, jasmine, honeysuckle and linden. If we trace the aromatics further, cinnamon, black tea and oriental spices are added.
This dry white wine from Erwin Sabathi is ideal for wine connoisseurs who like their wine dry. The Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC already comes very close to this, as it was vinified with just 1.1 grams of residual sugar. Light-footed and multilayered, this dense white wine presents itself on the palate. Due to its present fruit acidity, the Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC is exceptionally fresh and lively on the palate. The finish of this youthful white wine from the wine-growing region of Styria, more precisely from southern Styria, finally impresses with good reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral facets of the limestone and marl dominated soils.
Vinification of the Erwin Sabathi Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC
The elegant Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC from Austria is a single varietal wine, vinified from the Chardonnay grape variety. In Styria, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of limestone, clay and marl. Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC is an Old World wine through and through, as this Austrian exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores 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. This is followed by fermentation in large wood at controlled temperatures. After the end of fermentation, the Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC is aged for another 11 months in large oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Erwin Sabathi Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC
Experience this white wine from Austria ideally well chilled at 8 - 10 ° C as a companion to asparagus salad with quinoa, cod with cucumber-mustard vegetables or vegetable salad with beetroot.
Awards for the Leutschach Chardonnay Südsteiermark DAC from Erwin Sabathi
This wine from southern Styria not only inspires us, no, even well-known wine journalists awarded it with 90 points and more. Among the ratings can be found for the 2018 vintage
- Falstaff - 93 points
- Wine Advocate - Robert M. Parker - 91 points
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