Andreas is one of a group of five winemakers who work in the same spirit, the others being Franz Strohmeier, his brother Ewald, Sepp Muster & Roland Tauss. Together they form “Schmecke das Lebe.” Andreas has beautiful vineyards bursting with life – you can feel the energy with the riot of plants, herbs and flowers growing amongst the vines.
An amazing Chardonnay that craves the carafe. First the reduction which gives a smoky intensity which slowly melts to into aromas and flavours of waxy citrus, pollen and toasted oatmeal. This is a wine of texture and shifting aromas. Drink in a Burgundy glass.
Grapes are hand harvested and destemmed. The grapes are pressed to 300, 1800 and 2000 liter 27 new and 12 year old barrels where they ferment spontaneously. The wine is racked 3 times The wine rests in the same barrels for 18 months and is bottled unfined and unfiltered and with zero sulfur added.
Area: Austria, Styria
- Grapes: 100% Chardonnay