Johann Donabaum Johann Federspiel Wachau Grüner Veltliner 2021

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Johann Donabaum Johann Federspiel Wachau Grüner Veltliner 2021

Country - Austria

Region - Lower Austria

Grape Varieties - Grüner Veltliner 100%

Alcohol by volume - 12%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Weingut Johann Donabaum

Tasting notes - A fabulous, restrained wine with apple and lime characters combined with white pepper, cardamom and spicy minerality. Balanced and refreshing.

Johann Donabaum Johann Federspiel Wachau Grüner Veltliner 2021

A fabulous, concentrated wine with apple and lime
characters combined with white pepper and smoky, flinty
minerality.
Producer Note
After only a few years, Johann is carving out a formidable reputation for concentrated,
mineral laden white wines. His wines are always in high demand. The production from
his five hectares of hillside vineyard in the Spitzer Valley is miniscule, but despite this, his
prices remain really competitive.
Vineyard
The Grüner Veltliner vines are grown in the Wachau, the most prestigious viticultural
area in Austria. The vineyard is located on the steep terraces of the Spitzer Valley with
proximity to the Danube. The temperature variation in the valley, with warmer days and
cooler nights, has a significant role to play in the ripening of the berries. The vines are
grown in Gneiss soils, made up of schist and granite with a high mineral content. The
yields are kept low at 25 hectolitres per hectare and hand selected bunches which are
harvested at optimal ripeness.
Winemaking
100% of the fermentation took place in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, with
a minimal use of sulphur, in order to create a wine which ultimately expresses the
terroir. A natural slight CO2 remained in the wine to lift and freshen the palate.
'Federspiel' denotes that the wine has been made in the classic style, fresh and
mineral, with a maximum of four grams of residual sugar.
Tasting Note
A fabulous, concentrated wine with apple and lime characters combined with white
pepper, cardamom and spicy minerality. Balanced and refreshing.
Grape
Grüner Veltliner 100%
Winemaker: Johann Donabaum
Region: Lower Austria
Subregion: Wachau
Country: Austria
Alcohol: 12%

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