Holger & Gabriele Koch - Weißburgunder Scheibenhardt 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

Swabian minerality with a heart of Burgundy

Grapes:  Weißburgunder

Vintage:  2017 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  7 months on the lees in a 1200L barrel

ABV: 13%

Notes:  from a single southwest facing terrace in the Herrenstück called “Scheibenhardt” located 350m above sea level; indigenous yeast, hand harvested and destemmed, sulfur as needed