Grape variety: Chardonnay
Soil: weathered primary rock with thin humus layer
Hand picked grapes from organic farming
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Chardonnay Classic 2023
Chardonnay has been cultivated in our family vineyards for a long time. The grape variety feels very comfortable in the climatic and geological conditions of Kamptal vineyards. A classically vinified Chardonnay with ripe fruit aromas and elegant density - the variety of the great wine world with Kamptal charm.
The grapes come from a high altitude vineyard above the town of Langenlois. Clayey, cohesive loam and Gföhler gneiss reaching just to the soil surface characterize the vineyard. The cohesive soil allows very good water storage and thus guarantees an optimal water supply throughout the growing season. The high mineral content of the soil makes for dense wines with a fine spiciness and thus delivers Chardonnays that are particularly suited to the terroir.
Making of the wine
The ripe grapes were carefully harvested selectively by hand and gently transported to the press house in stackable boxes. The destemmed grapes were macerated in the mash for a few hours to absorb the fine aromas. To preserve them, the must was fermented in large wooden barrel and the wine was then matured for some time on its fine lees.