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Weinrieder Riesling 'Beerenauslese' (375ml half-bottle)

RM142.00

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Weingut Weinrieder is a family-owned estate, situated in the centre of the Weinviertel region, a hilly area with loamy soils, bringing minerality to compliment the characteristic ‘pepper’ spiciness found throughout the region. The northern location in the Weinviertel brings climatic advantages to produce unique sweet wines. Fine fruit, elegant sweetness, and vibrant acidity. Delicate green-gold in color and a cool style make these wines so unique.  Citrus flavors from grapefruit to tangerines paired with pure honey. Sweet and juicy on the palate, great concentration with a wonderfully balanced acidity and a long finish.

Collection:

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Medium-bodied

Honey

Nutty

Lemon

Peach

Weight:

375ml

Alcohol Level:

13.00%

Size:

375ml

Brand:

Weinrieder

Country:

Austria

Family:

Sweet wine

Grape Variety:

Riesling & Blends

Vintage:

2014

Region Information:

Weinviertel

Weinrieder are incredible white wine specialists based in the centre of the Weinviertel region in Austria, in the village of Kleinhadersdorf. Owner and winemaker Freidrich Rieder and his family are intent on producing high quality, fruit-driven wines and Eisweins. As well as producing peppery Gruner Veltliners typical of the area, racy full-flavoured Riesling, fine Chardonnay, and rich, minerally Weissburgunder, Weinrieder has a great reputation as an Eiswein specialist and the wines regularly achieve marks of 90+ points.

The estate comprises about 20 acres across the best south/southwest-facing sites, growing Gruner Veltliner, Riesling, Weissburgunder, Chardonnay and the indigenous red grape St. Laurent, which is used to make a light pink eiswein. The single vineyards Birthal, Kugler, Schneiderberg, Hohenleiten, and Bockgarten are particularly renowned. The predominately loess and loam soils impart minerality to compliment the characteristic “pepper” spiciness found throughout the region. Early and consistent work in the vineyards, including an extremely rigorous green harvest, promotes thick skinned fruit able to withstand a long hang time. Production is relatively simple – the winery is full of spotless stainless steel tanks for long cool fermentations with extended lees contact. Rieder feels that, as so often in cool climate winemaking, preparation and the timing and careful execution of the harvest are his most important tools.

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