Sunday, May 15, 2022

Gut Oggau Timotheus Weiss

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • No Sulfur
  • Orange Wine / Skin Contact
  • Product of Austria

2020 Gut Oggau Timotheus Weiss...$54.99

70% Gruner Veltliner and 30% Weissburgunder
The son of Mechthild and Bertholdi, and the brother of Joshuari and Emmeram. He impresses people with his strong, powerful, and balanced character. He stands with both feet firmly planted on the ground, but is nonetheless open-minded and always looking for new challenges. He is regarded as self-confident, a man of substance and even refined, he is someone, who due to his winning ways, quickly makes friends anywhere.

Age of Vines: 40 years old
Yields: 1-2 tons per hectare
Soil: Limestone, slate, gravel and sand
Varieties: Gruner Veltliner, Weissburgunder

Vinification Method: Grapes are hand harvested and partially destemmed. One third of the grapes ferment on the skins for about 3 weeks while the rest are directly pressed, after which, the wine is then re-blended. Fermentation takes place in used 500-liter barrels. The wine stays in these barrels for an elevage of about 12 months, with no batonnage. The wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered, and with zero addition of sulfur.

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