Das ist keine Orange, Schloss Mühlenhof
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Orange Wine (Skin Contact)

Das ist keine Orange, Schloss Mühlenhof - 2020

Item # 44267 750mL
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Production Methods

Orange Wine (Skin Contact)


Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

Tasting Notes

An accessible orange wine made from a blend of white grapes that are anywhere from 15 to 30 years old. The vines are planted on calcareous clay soils. The grapes were hand-harvested together in early October, allowed to macerate for eight weeks on skins with spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel lasting eight weeks. Unfiltered. Not an extreme type of orange wine but just lightly colored and slightly cloudy.

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Staff Pick Notes

“Das ist keine orange” is a wonderful first foray into the wild world of orange wines. It has the classic slight tannic bitterness from spending time on the skins and just a little bit of earthiness without going into an extreme funk zone. With minimal skin contact, the wine takes on a subtle straw-like hue, rather than the deep yellows, golds, and oranges of longer macerated wines. It's also unfiltered, making it cloudy with very visible fine sediment. White flowers and bitter grapefruit stand out the most for me, with light tannin and lively acidity. Das is keine orange, das ist ein wein.

- TI

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