Wine Schlosskellerei Gobelsburg, "Urgestein" Riesling, 2015
Wine of yellow-golden color.
Concentrated and quite thick taste of wine with refreshing acidity, notes of pears and plums. Long aftertaste reveals mineral notes, nuances of butter.
Amazing aroma of wine charms subtle notes of fresh cut mushrooms (boletus), hints of rhubarb and white pepper, pear and quince.
Wine harmonizes perfectly with desserts, pastries, cream cheese and juicy fruit.
Gruner Veltliner "Eiswein" - a sophisticated drink from a range of sweet white wine estates Schloss Gobelsburg, are especially in demand. While rare sweet white wines (Auslese, BA, TBA) are produced only in years of good harvest flawlessly, "Eiswein" ("ice wine") it is possible to produce almost every year. Grüner Veltliner grape variety is particularly well suited for the manufacture of "Eiswein". Due to the dense skin for a long time he is able to stay on the vine without compromising quality. Unlike other countries, the Austrian wine law requires manufacturers to wait for natural podmorazhivaniya berries: the crop can be harvested at a temperature of at least -7 ° C. Frozen Grüner Veltliner after pressing gives a very concentrated juice. Continuous fermentation at a controlled temperature made in stainless steel tanks. Wine is aged in steel tanks or drums at the discretion of the manufacturer.
Vineyards, currently owned winery Schloss Gobelsburg, were defeated in 1171 by Cistercian monks from the monastery Zwettl. After the fire at the winery Kammern in 1786, they were transferred to Schloss Gobelsburg. Since 1996, the winery run by Michael Moosbrugger and Eve. Farm with 60 acres of some of the best vineyards of Austria, located on the terraces of Heiligenstein and Gaisberg, as well as between the two hills in the valley town of Grub. Each of the vineyards is the unique properties of the soil and microclimate. The most important for the economy are the varieties Grüner Veltliner (50%) and Riesling (25%), which proved to be most suitable for the structure of the surrounding soil. Low yields and rigorous selection process using the sorting tables provide a high level of quality grapes and wines produced from it. In 2006, Michael Moosbrugger was named the best wine leadership Falstaff winemaker Austria, he also repeatedly won the prize for best "Gruner Veltliner" and other wines.