Wienrieder Bockgärten Chardonnay 2017

£12.99

70 in stock

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Description

This is a delicious,  lees aged Austrian Chardonnay with straw yellow with green reflections and golden shimmer in the glass. On the nose there’s a touch of sun-dried hay, toasted bread and butter, but also a lurking streak of lemon and vanilla mixed with apple and citrus aromas. On the palate sharp citrus, creamy and pleasantly dry with fine fruit sweetness.  Full body and big minerality with a salty kick on the finish. Elegant and harmonious with a beautiful zippy acidity.

Vegan friendly. Serve well chilled at about 9 °C

These wines are listed in some of the top Michelin Star restaurants in the world and have consistently rated from 90-95 Points from Robert Parker, the Wine Advocate. Decanter Magazine 90/92/93/95/95 points and Wine Spectator 92/92 points. From Wolfgang Puck’s Spago in Beverley Hills, to Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck Restaurant in London.

Considered to be one of the best wines of Austria by International Wine press and critics. This unique winery is located in Kleinhadersdorf west of the municipality of Poysdorf in the Weinviertel wine-growing region in Lower Austria. The vines cover just 20 hectares of vineyards in the best south and south-west locations on loess and clay soils in the Birthal, Bockgärten, Hohenleiten, Kugler and Schneiderberg vineyards.

Weinrieder are incredible white wine specialists. Owner and winemaker Freidrich Rieder and his family are intent on producing high quality, fruit-driven wines and Eisweins. As well as producing peppery Gruner Veltliners typical of the area, racy full-flavoured Riesling, this fine Chardonnay, and rich, minerally Weissburgunder Rieder has a great reputation as an Eiswein specialist and the wines regularly achieve marks of 90+.

Soil: loess / loam, south-facing The soil stores water very well. This is a prerequisite for a fine acid style, elegance and freshness of the wines.

All Weinrieder wines are Vegan friendly!

… at the same time, the WEINRIEDER shocked me with fruity and
noble sweet Rieslings that can be and still are of world – class quality … 

Stephan Reinhardt, Robert Parkers Wine Advocate

You deserve to be represented here in this top class restaurant….
Master sommelier Isa Bal formerly “The Fat Duck” restaurant, London

Friedrich Rieder Weinrieder

Friedrich Rieder Weinrieder

Food pairings:  The perfect accompaniment to traditional Austrian cuisine such as “Wiener Schnitzel” as well as fish, seafood and poultry.fish, seafood.

Production Area: Loess /sand/gravel, southwest facing, near a forest. The predominately loess soil impart minerality to compliment the characteristic “pepper” spiciness. The Schneiderberg is one of our Top single vineyards

Alcohol content: 13.5 % vol
RS: 3.4 g/l

WINE INFO

COUNTRY: Austria
REGION: Niederösterreich (Weinviertel)
TYPE: White wine
WINERY: WEINRIEDER
GRAPE: Chardonnay 100%
ALCOHOL:
VOLUME:
SHELF LIFE: 5 Years
VINIFICATION:
Rigorous handselection in the vineyard, Careful de-stemming; the grapes were pressed gently and then fermented in cooled stainless steel tanks to retain the clean fruit character, the wine stays a while on the yeast,  aged on the fine lees.
100% hand selected and vegan friendly.

WINERY STORY

The winery is located in Kleinhadersdorf west of the municipality of Poysdorf in the Weinviertel wine-growing region in Lower Austria. The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards in the best south and south-west locations on loess and clay soils in the Birthal, Bockgärten, Hohenleiten, Kugler and Schneiderberg vineyards.

They are planted exclusively with the white grape varieties Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc. The balanced microclimate and the fertile loess and clay soils make excellent wines possible.

Wienrieder Family Vineyard Austria

Wienrieder Family Vineyard Austria

In the vineyard, natural viticulture takes place with protection of beneficial insects, greening, as well as rigorous yield limitation through short pruning and consistent thinning. Very late grape harvest, gentle processing, minimal use of cellar technology and long aging on the lees result in wines with strength and character.

Weinrieder Winery Austria

The wines are exported to a total of 30 countries, including China, Russia, Japan and the USA, where they can be found on the menu of the best restaurants.

Awards


VINUM – UNIQUE WINERIES OF THE WORLD

A LA CARTE – Discovery of the Year

FALSTAFF – “Winemaker of the Year”

VINARIA – WORLD CLASS! … WEINRIEDER is a master of his trade …

SALZBURGER NACHRICHTEN – “Winegrower of the Year”

ROBERT PARKERS WINE ADVOCATE – 90/91/91/92/93/93/94/95 points

HILTON HEAD WINE FESTIVAL – (USA) Gold & Double Gold

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2011 – Best Wine of the Show / Gold Medal

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2013 – Best Wine of the Show / Gold Medal

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2015 – Best Wine of the Show / Gold Medal

INTERNATIONAL SOMMELIER CHALLENGE SHANGHAI – Best collection

NEWS – Among the top 50 wineries in Austria

HAMBURGER WEINSALON – “Collection of the year”

WINE FOR ASIA AWARD, Singapore – “Gold Platinum”

GAULT MILLAU – 4 grapes

WEINWELT – “Riesling Producer of the Year”

HAMBURGER WEINSALON – “Wine of the year”

GOURMET – the WEINRIEDER winery is among the best 50 in Austria

GAMBERO ROSSO FORUM – Riesling / Kugler – highest rating *****

WINE ENTHUSIAST – Grüner Veltliner / Alte Reben – among the 50 best!

FALSTAFF – 3 stars

WEIN.PLUS – 4 stars

ALL ABOUT WINE – “The best wineries in the world”

HAMBURGER WEINSALON – “5 x Grand Prix winner”

GAULT MILLAU (A) – “Wines with world-class standards”

A LA CARTE – WEINRIEDER “THE EXPORT KING”

INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINES

WINE ENTHUSIAST (USA) – 90/90/91/92/92/93/93 points

ROBERT PARKERS WINE ADVOCATE – 90/91/91/92/93/93/94/95 points

… at the same time, the WEINRIEDER shocked me with fruity and noble sweet Rieslings that can be and still are of world – class quality …  Stephan Reinhardt, Robert Parkers Wine Advocate

DECANTER (GB) – 90/92/93/95/95 points

WINE SPECTATOR (USA) – 92/92 points

WEINRIEDER IN TOP GASTRONOMY

Restaurant OBAUER (A) – 4 toques

SCHLOSS LERBACH (D) – formerly Dieter Müller – 3 Michelin stars ***

PIAZZA DEL DUOMO – Alba (I) – 3 Michelin stars ***

SPAGO – Beverly Hills (USA) – Wolfgang Puck

BO INNOVATION – Hong Kong – 3 Michelin Stars ***

THE FAT DUCK (GB) – “The world’s best restaurant” – 3 Michelin stars ***

and many more…

… “To taste so many distinguished, memorable and memorable wines in such a short time is very rare, even in the life of advanced wine lovers…” Dr. Bernulf Bruckner

…. “A special class wine spectacle” Prof. Dr. Walter Kutscher, WIN

… Riesling Reserve world class …! Adi Schmid, Steirereck

… World class again…… just wow – great cinema…. Dr. Bernulf Bruckner

… .Incredible expressiveness and perfection…. Riesling Grande Reserve, Gault Millau

… They make the most ingenious Rieslings …! Karl Axel Svensson, international wine journalist

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