Weissburgunder Klassik STK 2018

Winery Weingut Hannes Sabathi

Region Steiermark, Austria

Grapes Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc) 100%
ProfileCrisp, light, but intensely precise. Incredibly lean palate, and a very refreshing finish. Notes of yellow pear, and tangerine, with a bit of a chalky mineral profile.
Grape GrowingComing off two very difficult vintages back to back, 2018 must have seemed like a breeze! Good growing conditions and no frost, hail, or disease. Careful fruit selection and a natural concentration due to the quantity of fruit led to a dense, and expressive wine. As always, no chemicals, herbicides, or pesticides were used in production.
WinemakingThe grapes were hand-harvested, then pressed gently into a stainless steel tank. The slow, cold fermentation took place over the course of a month. The wine then stayed on its lees for 6 more months. This wine is young, and meant to be consumed soon!
More About the WineWeissburgunder is a synonym for Pinot Blanc. Pinot Blanc is almost identical genetically to Chardonnay. If you are into unoaked Chards, this is a great one to try.

Wine Data


TA6 g/L

RS1.9 g/L

Sulfur90ppm, 50ppm free

Soilgravel and sand

Altitude400m (1318ft)

Vineyard Age15 years

Production Size150 cases

PairingOysters, Shellfish, Crudo, Sashimi, Ceviche, Delicate Whitefish, Sole, Snap Peas, Smashed Cucumber Salad. Cuisines: Japanese, Vegetarian, Peruvian, Scandinavian

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