Frühroter Veltliner, Weingut Schmelzer
Based around the beautiful lake Neusiedler in the Burgenland region of Austria you will find Georg Schmelzer of Weingut Schmelzer. Using a range of vineyard sites in Gols they have a host of aspects and climates to play with. Here they use biodynamic methods to nourish the vines through the natural life cycle. This holistic approach aims to maximise soil fertility through a mix of herbal teas and homemade fertilizers. Being the 4th generation to be involved in viticulture sustainability is important to Georg, and he hopes to leave the land for the families future winemakers.
Producer Georg Schmelzer
Viticulture & Winemaking Biodynamic - Demeter certified. Hand-harvested grapes go through 8wks maceration in small oak barrels followed by spontaneous fermentation. The wine then goes through 18mont maturation when it's then bottled without any added S02 and unfiltered.
Grapes Frühroter Veltliner
Region Neusiedlersee, Austria
Tasting Notes Fragrant, nutty, yeasty it brings all the senses alive along with dried herbs and a smoky finish. An orange wine that brings you acidity, texture and a host of dynamic flavour.