Thomas Niedermayr “16” Souvignier Gris 2018

Appellation: Mitterberg IGT

Parent Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon x Bronner

Tasting Notes: Very accessible and refreshing wine with gentle and elegant floral aromas and a subtle citrus fruit note. The palate is mineral and refreshing with good acidity and a long pleasurable finish.

Food Pairing:  Lightly roasted / grilled white meats, baked potatoes, grilled veggies.

Vineyard: The vines for this wine are organically farmed. The vineyard is located in Eppan, South Tyrol, between 900 and 1300 feet above sea level. The soils are loamy, calcareous and deep with a high amount of white dolomite rock. 

Harvest: Gently handpicked between 20th of August and 26th of September.

Vinification: The bunches are destemmed with care, the fermentation is spontaneous, initiated by vineyard-own yeast. The fermented juice is matured for 8 months on the lees in a neutral 500-liter oak barrel and 3 months in the steel tank. Bottled unfiltered in August 2020. 

ABV: 13.5% by Vol.    Serving temperature: 50-53 F°  Acidity: 5.2 g/l    

Unfined + Unfiltered

Total Sulphites: 25 mg/L