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Producer in a nutshell Weingut Rudolf Fidesser is a certified Biodynamic estate winery in Platt in the western part of the Weinviertel region of Austria. It lies in the western Weinviertel and sets itself apart through unique soils and its beneficial microclimate. Our terroir brings wines with a fine spiciness, complex aromas and a lively freshness.
Location Platt, Austria
Variety 100% Gruner Veltliner
How are the grapes grown? Demeter certified. On average, our vines are 30 years old. Terroir: Clay marl with lime and loess drifts and sand. Our vineyards are cultivated biodynamically according to the principles of Rudolf Steiner. The focus is on the closed cycle: soil - plant - animal - human - cosmos. The health of our vines is very important to us.
Organic/biodynamic/vegan Biodynamic, Vegan
How is the wine made? Selective harvest by hand, pressed with whole bunches, spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tanks, maturing on the yeast for a few months. Ageing in a stainless steel tank for 12 months.
Tasting Notes Ripe quinces, juicy pears, some petroleum tones, dried lemon zests and some oxidative hints, vivid acidity, some bitter almonds in the long finish.
Food Pairing Spicy dishes, but also vegetarian/vegan cuisine.