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Wiener Gemischter Satz

White Wine, Austria
Discover the original Vienna Field Blend

Availability: In stock

Wiener Gemischter Satz

White Wine, Austria

Availability: In stock

Discover the original Vienna Field Blend
A really harmonious and complex white blend - the original Vienna terroir wine.
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Wiener Gemischter Satz

Wiener Gemischter Satz 2017

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White Wine, Austria, Vienna Weingut Christ

Weingut Christ


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This is an example of what Gemischter Satz can be in the right hands.

We tasted it on the first day of Vie Vinum in Vienna 2012 and it remained one of the most impressive examples we tasted in the entire fair.

This is incredibly good and irresistible, lively, fresh and a perfect wine to drink with friends.

A Gemischter Satz is a wine made from a variety of grapes, but it is not just a blend or a cuvée. Up to 20 different grape varieties are planted in the same vineyard, then harvested and pressed together. No variety can dominate.

Originally, growers used the varying degrees of ripeness and acidity as a way to ensure consistent quality and guard against the risk of poor harvests. With modern knowledge and skills, quality was no longer a concern and the focus switched to single variety wines (to show their newfound skills) and big cuvées.

Gemischter Satz fell out of favour at the end of the 20th century, but recently Austrians have increasingly been rediscovering these wines as, in the right hands, they are a unique and distinctive expression of terroir across generations.

The 2016 is one of The Observer's top 50 wines for summer 2017.


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Product code 43CH02
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Weingut Christ
Featured Themes Popular, Reference Wine
Colour White Wine
Style Blend, Single Variety, Still, Dry
Key Features Unoaked, Single Vineyard, Vegan (certified), Vegetarian and Vegan
Country Austria
Region(s) Vienna
Ripeness Normal
Closure Screwcap
Last Tasted 8 Aug 2017
Vintages 2011, 2016, 2017
Vintages

[4312029] 2011

[4317007] 2016

[43CH0217] 2017

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2011

2011

size: 0.75
vintage:2011
product code:[4312029]
alcohol:12
2016

2016

size: 0.75
vintage:2016
product code:[4317007]
closure:Screwcap
alcohol:13
last checked in:2017-08-08
2017

2017

size: 0.75
vintage:2017
stock: 210
product code:[43CH0217]
closure:Screwcap

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