2016 | BF | CS | ME | SY
The Cuvée PHOENIX is our flagship wine. The elegant and complex top wine is made from selected grapes of the varieties Blaufränkisch, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah, all deriving from the very best locations in the Deutschkreutz are. Mature: 18 months in Barrique barrels.
blend of | Blaufränkisch, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
bottle unit | 1,5 liter
vintage | 2016
vineyard | Goldberg, Kart and Satz
soil | brown earth, gravelly, stony
vines | 26 – 29 years
culture | Medium-culture (5000 plants /ha)
harvest | End of September 2016
bottling | 27. May 2018
vinification | Traditional mash fermentation, mash sprinkling, fermentation in stainless steel tank, BSA
maturing | 18 months in new Barrels, Troncais- and Allier Oak
character | Spicy scent of wood, forest soil and subtle ether realities. Elegant stature, compact, juicy, stimulating tartness in the finish, beautiful length, self-contained (Alexander Lupersböck, April 2018).
alcohol | 14 vol.%
residual sugar | 1 g/l
acidity | 5,5 g/l
food pairing | Belongs where great red wine demands its place: on the table with a whole piece of roast, lamb and steaks; plus all kinds of intensely stewed meat pots. The pronounced fruit and strong structure of PHOENIX enrich these dishes immensely.
optimum serving temperature | 15° – 17°
You are interested in this grape masterpiece of our wine culture? Please contact us at +43 / 2613 / 80421 and +43 / 664 / 1213285 or write us at email@example.com. We are happy to help you with any questions or orders. Thank you.