Wine Sattlerhof, "Kranachberg" Sauvignon, 2015
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Reviews of purchase Sattlerhof, "Kranachberg" Sauvignon, 2015
The wine is light golden color with a greenish tint.
The taste of wine a rich, dense and lively, almost salty because of a pronounced minerality. The finish is long and impressive.
Bunch of wine - a complex and multi-faceted, with hints of fennel, asparagus and sweet paprika, disclosed aeration aromas of white pepper, chamomile and notes of wild meadow grasses.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to dishes of elite varieties of fish, seafood, lobster, crab, salads and appetizers asparagus and mushrooms.
Wine "Kranahberg" Sauvignon Blanc is produced by classical technology with fermentation in stainless steel tanks and long exposure on the lees. The wine has excellent potential storage - at least until 2025. Half an hour before drinking wine is recommended to uncork or decant.
Styria region famous for its vineyards, which occupy only a little more than 4,200 hectares, so Styria is considered the smallest wine region in Austria. The vineyards are located mostly on the south side of steep slopes, at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level. Basically in Styria grown white grape varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Muller-Thurgau, Traminer, Muscat, Pinot Gris. Red varieties occupy about a quarter of the vineyards, among them prevail Blauer Zweigelt and Vildbaher.
In the vineyard "Kranahberg" prevails grapes Sauvignon Blanc (90%). The unique composition of the soil of the vineyard (Cretaceous sands with white mica, coquina and gravel top layer) gives the wines typical spicy and salty mineral tones and unmistakable fruitiness.
Sattlerhof - cult winery Austria has achieved this status not only because of its excellent wines, but also progressive ideas, will bring the South Styrian wine to a new level. After all, to the founder of the winery, Wilhelm Sattler, Sr., the region produced only sweet wines average. Sattler organized the production of dry wines, and strictly control the quality. Son William - Willie continued his father's work and brought Sattlerhof of the best farms in Austria. The combination of tradition and innovation plays a unique role in the economy Sattlerhof. Traditions followed in the management of vineyards. Innovation is constantly used in the design of new wines, their methods of processing, technology exposure. Together they consistently implement the idea of improving the performance of high-quality grapes and allow to emphasize the qualities of wines that are unique to the region.