2021
Reed Sulz
Sauvignon Blanc

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Wine description

Delicately smoky cassis notes,
fine meadow herbs. Light-footed, elegant,
white apple, fresh acidity, salty finish.
Safe maturity potential.

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Soil

With its south-facing slope, protected from the climatic influences of the north-western mountains and located at about 400-450 metres above sea level, Sulz guarantees pronounced warmth and particularly ripe grapes. Opok interspersed with sandstone and conglomerates supports the wines' characteristics.

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Reviews

Falstaff 93 points

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Vineyards

It is one of the best-known and most sought-after sites in southern Styria: the Ried Sulz in Ehrenhausen an der Weinstraße.
The Ried Sulz lies directly on the Styrian-Slovenian border on both sides.

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Vinification

Fermentation and ageing take place for the most part in large neutral oak barrels, partial quantities mature in steel tanks. Storage on the full lees until spring (approx. 6 months). The wine is then left on the fine lees for another 5 months until bottling in August.

14.0% vol.

Alcohol

1.2g/l

Residual sugar

6.5g/l

Acid

The terroir is revealed in its deepest truthfulness in our vineyard wines. In these wines, origin and signature are condensed into a pure essence, they embody terroir in the true sense of the word.

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