Birgit Braunstein Wild Wux (750ml)

  • Wine Type

    Red Wine

  • Country

    Austria

  • Size

    750ml

  • Food Pairing

    Grilled MeatSteakLamb

  • Region

    Burgenland

Birgit Braunstein lives in the village of Purbach in Austria, in the Burgenland region.  She comes from a winemaking family dating back to the 17th century.  Though 1996 was the first vintage under her own name. Since 2000, she has been farming according to biodynamic principles. Most vineyards are located on, or close to, Leithaberg, a few hundred meters above sea level and a relatively high altitude compared to other vineyards in Burgenland.  The soils are predominantly slate and limestone.   

Tasting Notes

The WildWux Cuvee has a dense, ruby ​​red color with delicate violet reflections. Red fruits, spicy notes and a hint of minerality dominate the aromas. The sweetness and density can be tasted on the palate. Wood barrel maturation gives it a round, velvety finish. The ideal drinking temperature is 16-18 ° C. Due to its dense structure, this wine goes particularly well with hearty dishes such as braised leg of lamb with herbs and garlic.

Method

A blend of Blaufränkisch, Zweigelt, Merlot grown on shell limestone and slate soil.  The juice is fermented in an open vat and wooden fermentation stand with a maceration time of 21 days and aged for 15 months in barriques and in large acacia barrels.

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$40.00

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