Gemischter Satz Ringelspiel, Ambrositsch
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Gemischter Satz Ringelspiel, Ambrositsch - 2018

Item # 27597 750mL
$38.96/ Single Bottle
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$467.52 $420.77/ Case of 12

Production Methods




Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.

Tasting Notes

Gemischter Satz is a field blend, originating around Vienna, it is literally a Viennese field blend. Most Gemischter Satz come from old vines planted after WWII to hedge bets against disease.

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Staff Pick Notes

My hometown touts itself as the Carousel Capital of the World. I have ridden the Carousel Circuit and have the official button to prove it. What does this have to do with Viennese wine? If you're drinking this Ringelspiel, then absolutely everything. The more the merrier would be my description of this traditional Viennese field blend. A real merry-go-round of a tipple. Composed of many different grape varieties, this wine is really singing. It is an old plot and at least a few of them are unknown even to the winemaker. This is both exceptionally delicious and easy-drinking, yet interesting and very well made. Jutta Ambrositsch left her job in graphic design to pursue winemaking, which should come as no surprise looking at this stellar label, She's a dynamic dame!

- VG

About the Producer

Vienna, Austria The Appellation of Vienna dates back to pre-roman times and has 1,650 acres under vine, all within the current city limits. These vineyards are home to the now famous Viennese Gemischter Satz (Viennese Field Blends, meaning “mixed set”) which, in an effort to preserve the city's cultural heritage, have therefore been recognized by Slow Food as an Ark of Taste and a Presidia...

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