Familie Bauer Hollotrio Skin Contact

$24.00

1 in stock

Vintage: 2020
Region: Niederosterreich, Austria
Viticulture: Organic
Grape varieties: Gruner Veltliner

Familie Bauer Hollotrio Skin Contact is a fantastic new orange wine from this Austrian winery. 100% Gruner Veltliner. Spicy, natty goodness.

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About Familie Bauer Hollotrio Skin Contact

Familie Bauer Hollotrio Skin Contact is a fantastic new orange wine from this Austrian winery. 100% Gruner Veltliner. Spicy, natty goodness.

Harvested from 4.5ha of Kronberg vineyards planted in 1988 and 1999 on drifted loess. The grapes are hand-harvested in the third week of October, vineyard sorted and de-stemmed. For maceration, 80% of the wine is kept on the skins for 5 hours, pressed, and fermented in stainless steel, the other 20% is crushed, fermented and kept on the skins for 30 days in stainless steel. Spontaneously fermentation lasts a total of two weeks with temperature control in stainless steel. The wine spends the entire time on the lees until January, with stirring. Aged in stainless steel for four months. Unfiltered.

About Weingut Familie Bauer

Located in the Grossriedenthal area of the Wagram region, Josef Bauer, alongside his wife Eva Maria, comprise the extraordinary winemakers of Weingut Familie Bauer. The Bauer family can trace their lineage back to 1796 when the farms in Grossriedenthal were used predominantly for animals, but since 1983 they have been focused on winemaking. Josef took over the estate in 2001, instituting major improvements in the vineyard and winery to improve quality, thus making them one of the best producers in the region. The estate cultivates approximately 20 hectares of vineyards using organic practices to improve every aspect of the environment, from cover crops to creating optimal conditions for predators to dissuade pests that could affect the vines. These practices, they believe, reflect the natural terroir found in their wines.

In their modern cellar, they craft crisp, clean wines from their 17 hectares of vines, including Grüner Veltliner and Roter Veltliner.  Other grapes include Spätburgunder, Zweigelt, Merlot, Blauburger, and Riesling, among others.

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