Grape varieties: Merlot
Description: Medium ruby colour with garnet tints. Clean, uplifted berry character, young and quite plump aroma with some spiciness (pepper). Medium bodied, with soft fruit flavours and some light tannin and a little acidity on the finish giving a nice freshness.
Suggested Food: Pasta, poultry, white and red meat, duck, cheeses.
Maturation potential: 4 - 6
This is a highly individual wine and a copybook Gewürztraminer: full, bright straw yellow, concentrated with a strong aromatic character reminiscent of dried flowers and rose petals which develops and intensifies in the glass. Full-bodied, luscious but dry on the palate, the opulence cut by vibrant, firm acidity.
The Sextner butter is one few which is produced of sour cream and is really requested around. Of course it is also produced of milk free of genetic engineering and without additives.
Abbagnac Grappa is a marc brandy distilled a mixture of selected grape skins the Neustift monastery winery and matured for at least 6 months in oak casks. Cask ageing imparts a light tobacco colour to the brandy which is characterised by a fruity-complex bouquet and an especially multifaceted spectrum of flavours.