With the Leo Hillinger Small Hill Red comes a first-class red wine into the swirled glass. In this it presents a wonderfully bright, light red color. In the glass, this red wine from Leo Hillinger reveals aromas of plums, damsons, mulberries, black currants and morello cherries, complemented by black tea, cocoa bean and dark chocolate. Leo Hillinger Small Hill Red delights with its elegantly dry flavor. It was bottled with exceptionally little residual sugar. As you would expect from a wine in the upper price range, this Austrian naturally enchants with the finest balance despite all its dryness. Excellent taste does not necessarily require residual sugar. On the palate, the texture of this balanced red wine is wonderfully fleshy. In the finish, this youthful from the wine region of Burgenland finally thrilled with considerable length. Again, hints of mulberry and morello cherry appear. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by black earth and loess soil join in.
Vinification of the Small Hill Red by Leo Hillinger
The basis for the balanced Small Hill Red from Burgenland are grapes from the grape varieties Merlot, Pinot Noir and Saint Laurent. In Burgenland, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of loess, volcanic rock and black earth. The grapes for this red wine from Austria, after ensuring optimal ripeness, are harvested exclusively by hand . After the hand harvest, the grapes reach the press house by the fastest route. Here they are selected and gently broken up. Then fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks and small wood at controlled temperatures. After the end of fermentation, the Small Hill Red can continue to harmonize on the fine lees for a few months....
Food recommendation for the Leo Hillinger Small Hill Red
Drink this red wine from Austria ideally tempered at 15 - 18 ° C as an accompanying wine to vegetable stew with pesto, goose breast with ginger red cabbage and marjoram or Thai cucumber salad.
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