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Micheal Opitz - Reserve Pinot Blanc 2020 Micheal Opitz - Reserve Pinot Blanc 2020

Micheal Opitz - Reserve Pinot Blanc 2020

Austrian fresh and balanced white, elevated by a subtle charred note.

Single Bottle:

$40.00
In stock

Type:White

Varietal:Pinot Blanc

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13.5%

Region:Burgenland

Country:Austria

Tasting Notes

In Burgenland's sun-kissed Seewinkel region, Micheal Opitz's vineyards thrive, crafting authentic Austrian wines. Discover the 2020 Opitz Pinot Blanc—a symphony of balance and body, elevated by a subtle hint of roasting notes. Experience its elegant acidity, refined through a year-long sojourn in seasoned French barriques.

Technical Info

Brand:Micheal Opitz

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:Austria Bio Garantie (AT-BIO 302) - 2-10171-2018

Country of Origin:Austria

Serving Temperature:10-12°C

Sugar Residual:1 g/l

Drink By:2025

Wine Ageing:12-month in french oak and acacia barrels.

Winemaking Style:Minimal Intervention

Harvest:Hand-harvested in small 15kg crates from late-August to early-September.

Winemaking:Cold pre-fermentation. Stainless steel fermentation under controlled temperature using indigenous yeasts, with minimal sulfur added.

Viticulture:In an area dominated by dry soil, gravel, sandy loam, and primarily sediments, the presence of Lake Neusiedl and the numerous saline lakes in the Seewinkel greatly influence the region. This terrain sits under the Pannonian climate, elevated at 120m ASL.

Food Pairing:Smoked salmon, Smoked trout, Cauliflower gratin, Creamy polenta with parmesan, Veal cordon bleu, Pan-seared snapper with beurre blanc

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Tannins (Bitterness)

Acidity

Micheal Opitz

What defines a truly exceptional wine? For Michael Opitz, the answer is simple: it must be a pleasure to savor. In essence, there's hardly such a thing as a "bad" wine; it's merely a matter of individual taste. The grape variety, the terroir, and the vintage—all of these elements are crucial, and each should be distinctly discernible on the palate. It's the harmonious interplay of these components that transforms a wine into a complete masterpiece. Nestled beneath the abundant sunshine of the southern Seewinkel region within Austria's Burgenland state. This exceptional terroir, with its unique flora and fauna and Pannonian climate, provides the perfect canvas for cultivating both white and red grape varieties. The result? Wines that are unpretentious and authentic. heir commitment to organic, sustainable, and equitable farming isn't a topic for extensive discussion—it's simply part of their ethos. True to their mantra, "No tricks. Just wine.," they minimize unnecessary technological intervention and processing.

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