2016 Müller Thurgau Pur


2016 Müller Thurgau Pur


A full-on, unusual example of Müller Thurgau. Tropical and green fruit with lifted aromatics

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Cuvée: Müller Thurgau Pur

Style: Still

Colour: White

Grape Varieties: Müller Thurgau

ABV: 11%

Vintage: 2016

Hand-harvested on 3 October 2016 and bottled in May 2017. Four days whole-bunch maceration. Indigenous yeasts, started partly on the skins, fermented in 1,000-litre wooden barrels. Unfiltered. Aged 7 months with batonnage every two weeks in 1,000-litre old oak.

Acid: 6.2g/L Residual sugar: 0.5g/L

Sulphur: none added

Climate: Mediterranean climate with less rain (450mm/year, with peaks in the winter)

Soil: Loess, loam with a lot of shell limestone

Yield: 45hl/ha