Wine Gesellmann, "Opus Eximium" Cuvee №29, 2016
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Reviews of purchase Gesellmann, "Opus Eximium" Cuvee №29, 2016
The wine is dark ruby-garnet color with a purple hue.
The wine shows an elegant, well-structured and balanced taste with notes of black berries, herbs and spices, well integrated tannins and a pleasant aftertaste.
The aromatic composition of the wine is made up of notes of black currant and blackberry confiture, decorated with balsamic, herbal and spicy undertones.
Quite versatile wine, perfectly combined with a wide range of dishes. Most harmoniously suited to roasted or stewed red meat, game and mature cheeses.
Luxurious red dry wine "Opus Eximium" Cuvee №29 is made from the Blaufrankisch, Zweigelt and Saint Laurent grape varieties that grow on clay-lime soils. Age of vines varies from 28 to 68 years. Harvesting is carried out manually. In 2016 , the first to be harvested was Saint Laurent (at the end of September), then Zweigelt, and to finish the collection with the Blaufrankish variety (in the middle of October). Each variety was vinified separately. Traditional vinification was carried out in stainless steel tanks with pizhazha from 2 to 4 times a day. Malolactic fermentation took place in small oak barrels. Then the wine is aged in oak barrels for 18 months. After the assemblage "Opus Eximium", it was additionally maintained for 3 months in large oak barrels, acquiring a special charm and elegance. Bottling was performed in June 2018. Wine storage capacity is 12 years.
The history of the family winery Gesellmann leaves in the distant 1767, and for all the years of its existence, it has established itself as one of the best wineries in Austria. Not one generation of the Gezelmann family bit by bit made a definite contribution to the common cause, transferring knowledge and skills from father to son and from mother to daughter. In the 80s of the last century, Engelbert Gezelmann made a kind of revolution in Burgenland, starting to grow international varieties in his vineyards and aging wines in French oak barrels. The company uses biodynamic methods in production, and the vineyards have the status of organic, which is confirmed by the relevant certificates. Each production phase is strictly controlled, most processes are carried out manually.
The wines of the company Gezelmann are of excellent quality, which has been repeatedly confirmed by receiving high points from famous wine critics and prestigious awards at international competitions. In 2011, the world-famous magazine "Falstaff" called the wine "Bela Rex" of the 2009 crop the best red wine in Austria.