Bründlmayer

Ried Zöbinger Heiligenstein 1 ÖTW Kamptal DAC Riesling

Ried Zöbinger Heiligenstein 1 ÖTW Kamptal DAC Riesling

Brndlmayer Ried Zbinger Heiligenstein 1 TW Kamptal DAC Riesling

Variety: Riesling
Region: Kamptal
Vineyard: Ried Zöbinger Heiligenstein
Soil Type: Perm desert sandstone. The sediments contain volcanic inclusions and carbonized remains of primeval vegetation
Fermentation & Élevage: Fermentation in steel the racked into large, old oak and left in contact with the fine lees for a couple of months

Ried Heiligenstein:
The Bründlmayer family owns 12 hectares right in the center of the Zöbinger Heiligenstein. 10,5 hectares are planted with Riesling, the remainder for experimental purposes with Cabernet (mostly Cabernet Franc). About 20% of the vineyards are trained in the Lyra trellis system. The other Heiligenstein vines are raised by the traditional Guyot method with the berries hanging 50-60 centimeters above the ground. Thinning is done as required to restrict the average yield to 3500-4000 liters per hectare for this classic (Kamptal DAC) Version. Two Reserves from Heiligenstein (Lyra, Alte Reben) are used to be harvested later in the year.

From a geological point of view the Zöbinger Heiligenstein site is not only the oldest but probably also the most interesting on our estate: the soil consists of approximately 270 Mio years old Perm desert sandstone. The sediments contain volcanic inclusions and carbonized remains of primeval vegetation. The uniqueness of this soil, its perfect gradient and position (SW to SE in a climatic borderland) provide ideal preconditions for growing outstanding wines. During the day warm winds (often due to the effects of the Pannonian climate) mount along the site whereas by nightfall cool gusts from the North start blowing through the Kamp Valley and bring forward the aromatic expression of the grapes.

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2022
Country:
Austria
Region:
Kamptal
Appellation:
Kamptal
Variety:
Riesling
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Sizes Available

Full Bottle AT-BMY-22-22 12/750ml
Half Bottle AT-BMY-22-22H 12/375ml

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Press & Reviews

James Suckling
Score
94
Date
2023-09-13
Vinous Media
Score
96
Date
2024-02-01

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