Burgenland White, Meinklang
Organic

Burgenland White, Meinklang - 2019

Item # 42946 750mL
$19.96/ Single Bottle
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$239.52 $215.57/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

An aromatic yet dry white wine from the biodynamic Meinklang estate. A blend of Grüner Veltliner, Welschriesling and Muskat. Direct press, fermentation in stainless steel with 4 months on the lees. Fresh and delicious with all kinds of food.


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About the Producer

Burgenland, Austria Inspired by Rudolf Steiner’s “spiritual foundations for the renewal of nature” and Goethe’s holistic nature philosophies, the Michlits family of the Meinklang farm live and exist within a complete agricultural and viticultural project. Meinklang is a unique entity; for over 20 years, when Anneliese and Werner took over their family farm, they have sought a close coexistence...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Grüner Veltliner

Referred to by many Americans as "Gru-Ve," this white variety is nearly synonymous with Austrian wine. It's becoming wildly popular at the moment, especially compared to its obscure origins: it's known as the ultimate food wine for its great minerality and appealing freshness. The wines are consistent and eminently drinkable at the low end, and, on the premium side of things, full-bodied,...

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Riesling

Though the trend is now in the other direction, for many years Riesling was known for producing wines with little alcohol and some residual sugar - too sweet for many modern wine drinkers. Though it's now cultivated worldwide, Riesling is nearly synonymous with German wine, and that country's winemakers have lately begun to produce some very exciting dry versions. They are careful to retain the...

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Welschriesling

An Austrian white grape that produces fresh, early-drinking dry wines and some impressive dessert wines. No relation whatsoever to Riesling, by the way.

Austria

Austrian wine is finally getting the attention it deserves. Ever since the late 1980s, Austrian winemaking has taken a much more rigorous approach to quality control, and returned to its roots in organic viticulture.

Deservedly famous for its white wines (Grüner Veltliners especially), Austria makes a number of delicious red wines as well.The most widely grown red grape in Austria is...

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