GUT OGGAU - TIMOTHEOUS 2020
With only a 3 bottle allocation, this is an interesting slightly skinsy blend of Grüner Veltliner and Weissburgunder from 40 year old vines. Textural, showing spice and citrus notes. Farmed dynamically, this wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered, and with zero addition of sulphur.
Grapes are hand harvested and partially destemmed. One third of the grapes ferment on skin for 3 weeks while the rest are directly pressed, after which the wine is re-blended. Fermentation takes place in used 500L barrels. The wine stays in barrel for an elevate of about 12 months, with no batonnage.
ORIGIN Burgenland, Austria
MAKER Gut Oggau
GRAPES Grüner Veltliner, Weissburgunder
Gut Oggau looks back on a long existence, which is continued today in a modern sense by Stephanie and Eduard Tscheppe-Eselböck. The biodynamic viticulture and the concentration on the essentials lead to a very tight assortment of regional and authentic wines. Each of these wines has its own personality and is closely related to the other wine characteristics. The wines end up becoming distinctive people, who form a unique wine family as a whole. A very exciting dynasty that makes getting to know each other always worthwhile.