Michael Gindl 2019 'Flora' White, Weinviertel DAC
Item Number: 14680
Region: Lower Austria
Sub Region: Weinviertel
Appellation/AVA: Weinviertel DAC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): Riesling / Sämling 88 / Gelber Muskateller
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 11
Viticulture: Certified Biodynamic
Soil Type: Loam, loess and sandstone
Winemaking Notes: Grapes are harvested by hand from biodynamically farmed vines. Skin maceration includes a 3 hour maceration of the Gelber Muskateller and Sämling 88 and an 18 hour maceration of the Riesling. Fruit is slowly pressed over an eight hour period. Fermentation occurs spontaneously with native yeast in stainless steel. The 'Flora' is aged for six month sin stainless steel and is bottled without fining or filtration and with no added SO2.
Tasting Notes: Gindl's 'Flora' is a lovely, light, crisp and floral white wine. Notes of elderflower, green apple and citrus zest make this food-friendly wine a delicious accompaniment to cheese plates, seafood and spicier dishes.