Jurtschitsch St Laurent Jungle 2016

  • S$60.00

Country: Austria
Region: Kamptal
Grape Variety: 100% St Laurent
Vintage: 2016
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2026
Serving Temperature: 14 °C
Alcohol Level: 12%

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The Wine
The St Laurent grapes come from one of Alwin’s neighbouring vineyards, a tiny site that was left abandoned and untouched for 2 years. Alwin named the wine ‘Jungle’ after the wild appearance of this vineyard. The vines here are 50 years old and yield delicate, expressive fruit. Only one 1000 litre barrel was produced of this wine – showing how small the vineyard is. The grapes were whole bunch fermented in open top fermenters and aged for a year in used oak before being bottled without filtration.

Over the past generation, the Jurtschitsch winery in Langenlois / Kamptal has grown into one of the most prominent top wineries in Austria. Having being run by the three brothers Edwin, Paul and Karl Jurtschitsch, the family-owned winery has now been passed on to the younger generation, to Alwin Jurtschitsch and his partner Stefanie Hasselbach.

This family business succession has been prepared thoroughly. The couple travelled around the world, gathering experience in New Zealand and Australia. Working as interns in famed wineries in France, they got to know the French school of the Old Wine World. "It was a wonderful time and we learnt a lot. Now, we can put the ideas and the experience we have gained into practice back home in the Kamptal", explains Alwin Jurtschitsch.

Producer Jurtschitsch
Country Austria
Region Kamptal
Color Red
Classification Nil
Style Nil
Alcohol Content 12%
Serving Temperature 14°C
Vintage 2016
Grape Variety 100% St Laurent
Wine Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring Drink/Keep
Bottle Size 75cl
Food Pairing Nil
IWC Ratings Nil
Robert Parker Nil
Wine Spectator Nil
James Halliday Nil

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