2016 Drei Freunde


2016 Drei Freunde


Totally tropical, bright and expressive fruit with soft tannin and great acidity.

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Cuvée: Drei Freunde (Silvaner, Muller Thurgau & Bacchus)

Style: Still

Colour: Skin contact

Grape Varieties: Bacchus (38%), Müller-Thurgau (14%), Silvaner (40%)

ABV: 11%

Vintage: 2016

This is a blend of the top three planted varieties in Franconia; Bacchus, Müller-Thurgau and Silvaner. From three separate locations; Kitzingen, Iphofen & Theilheim.

The three wines going into the blend were made separately but similarly: grapes destemmed but not all berries crushed to get a light carbonic effect. Skin contact for a week, pressed and fermented & aged in steel (Silvaner, Bacchus) and old oak (Müller-Thurgau).

Harvested in September 2015, bottled in July 2017

Acidity: 4.9g/L 

Sulphur: None added, 5mg/l total

Soil: Shell limestone, Keuper

Yield: 70 hl/ha