Ried Jägerberg Grauburgunder 2018 Erste STK Ried, SüdsteiermarkDAC
Our wines of the Single Vineyard Jägerberg, classified as “Erste STK Ried” (Premier Cru STK) are typical for this region. These wines demonstrate a strong and natural expression of their origin and have a high ageing potential. The harvest yield is limited to a maximum of 45 hectolitres. Premier Cru STK wines are allowed to be offered for sale at the earliest on 1st of September after 11 months of maturation.
The Single Vineyard Jägerberg is located within the cadastral district Kranach, which belongs to the village of Gamlitz.
On Jägerberg the temperature differences between day and night are smaller - this fact provides ideal conditions for Burgundy varieties. These expressive wines reflect a complex aroma spectrum with an enormous tension.
The vineyards of Jägerberg are located in the tertiary sedimentary region of the “Gamlitz Schlier”, also called
“Older Schlier”. (“Schlier” is a fine-sandy marl clay, in this case with deposits of sandy quartz). The existence of many fossils is a typical character for such chalky, marine sediments. The soil type is a chalky Regosol of loamy-sandy tertiary material.
The water retention capacity is high, the water permeability is moderate.
Intensive Farbe, Duft nach Akazienblütenhonig, Mandelaromen.
Intense colour, scents of acacia blossom-honey, almond flavours.