Holger & Gabriele Koch - Grauburgunder Kaiserstuhl 2017

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PRODUCER INFORMATION

Producer:  Holger & Gabriele Koch

Country:  Germany

Region:  Swabia

Subregion or Appellation:  Baden (Baden-Württemberg)

Viticulture:  Practicing Organic (Certified until 2014)

Terroir:  Mainly loess, with a few vines on exposed volcanic soils

Varieties Grown:  Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Spätburgunder, Grauburgunder, Weißburgunder, Müller-Thurgau, Gewürztraminer

Domaine Size:  8 ha

BOTTLE INFORMATION

Approachable, fresh, youthful

Grapes:  Grauburgunder

Vintage:  2017 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  half and half 7 months in stainless/7 months in 500L and 1200L barrels, 5% whole cluster fermentation

ABV: 12.5%

Notes:  young vines scattered throughout the village, indigenous yeasts, hand harvested and destemmed, sulfur as needed