The elegant Ton & Mergel Weißburgunder Südsteiermark DAC from Tement comes into the glass with a bright light yellow color. If you give it some air in the wine glass by swirling it, you can perceive a perfect balance in this white wine, as it does not stand out on the walls of the glass watery or syrupy or liqueur-like. In the glass, this white wine from Tement presents aromas of ripe apple and honeydew melon, complemented by green tea, mineral and elderflower. This white wine from Tement is something for people who like it absolutely dry. The Ton & Mergel Weißburgunder Südsteiermark DAC already comes quite close to this, having been vinified with just 1.7 grams of residual sugar. On the palate, the texture of this balanced white wine is wonderfully light. Due to the moderate fruit acidity, the Ton & Mergel Weißburgunder Südsteiermark DAC flatters the palate with a soft feeling, without lacking freshness. In the finish, this wine from the wine-growing region of Styria finally inspires with good length. Hints of honeydew melon and ripe apple show again. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by clay and marl join in.
Vinification of the Tement Ton & Mergel Pinot Blanc Südsteiermark DAC
This balanced white wine from Austria is organically vinified from the Weissburgunder grape variety. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Styria. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of clay and marl. Obviously, the Ton & Mergel Weißburgunder Südsteiermark DAC is also determined by the climate and viticultural style of southern Styria. This Austrian can literally be described as an Old World wine that is exceptionally impressive. When the perfect physiological ripeness is ensured, the grapes for the Ton & Mergel Weißburgunder Südsteiermark DAC are harvested exclusively by hand without the help of coarse and less selective full harvesters. After the harvest, the grapes reach the press house by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and carefully milled. Then fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. After the end of fermentation, the Ton & Mergel Weißburgunder Südsteiermark DAC can harmonize further for several months on the fine lees.
Food recommendation for Tement Ton & Mergel Pinot Blanc Südsteiermark DAC
This Austrian wine is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to cod with cucumber-mustard vegetables, asparagus salad with quinoa or pasta with sausage dumplings.
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