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Delicate aromas of pear, kiwi, apricot and white spice. On the palate stone fruit flavours and white pepper lead to a gently textured, mineral and citrus finish.
From 20 year old vines grown in the south facing Arany Sajgó vineyard on volcanic white zeolite soil. The grapes are hand harvested, and the wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel. The Lees are left in the tanks to add a richness to the wine.
Pale green in colour with an intense nose. Fresh, with notes of gooseberry, pear and lime. which follow through on the palate. Dry and beautifully crisp with an elegant minerality which keeps the wine in balance.
A project started in 2007 by 3 friends. The 12 hectare vineyards are located around Ormoz in the appellation of Styria (Stajerska) on the Jeruzalem-Ormoz hills close to the Hungarian-Croatian borders. The cool climate here is influenced by the Alps, the Adriatic Sea and the Pannonian Plain.
Fresh pear, gentle spices and citrus flavours on the nose. Soft acid, stone fruit character and minerality on the palate.
Inky coloured with aromas and flavours of fresh red and black fruit and hints of spice. A nice underpinning of acidity and well integrated tannins round out this excellent food wine.
Gerhard Pittnauer is undoubtedly one of the stars of the Austrian winemaking scene, producing a host of powerful reds which showcase the quality of Austria’s indigenous grape varieties.
His ‘Velvet’ is a form of introduction to Austrian reds. A blend of Zweigelt and Blaufränkisch, it is soft and spicy with those trademark ‘velvety’ tannins