GUT OGGAU

PAST WINES

2015 THEODORA

35 year old Grüner Veltliner and Welschriesling vines are planted on gravel and limestone. The grapes are destemmed and crushed into used 500L, 1000L, and 1500L barrels to ferment and mature for nine months without batonnage. They capture a small amount of CO2 at bottling which keeps the wine fresh and slightly spritzy upon opening. It is unfined, unfiltered, and has 25ppm of sulphur. 11.5% ABV

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2015 ATANASIUS

The grapes for this cuvée come from a low yielding plot of 35 year old Zweigelt and Blaufrankisch vines on gravel and limestone. The grapes are destemmed and fermented in 500L and 1200L barrels, in contact with the skins for three weeks. Élevage is done in the same barrels for a year. The wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered and with 45 ppm of sulphur. 12.5% ABV

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2015 TIMOTHEUS

Grüner Veltliner and Weissburgunder are the two components of this cuvée. They come from 40 year old vines planted on a complex combination of limestone, slate, gravel, and sand. A third of the grapes are destemmed and fermented on skins for three weeks while the rest are pressed whole cluster into old 500L barrels. The two wines are combined and spend an additional year in large neutral oak. The wine is bottled unfined and unfiltered. 12% ABV

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2015 JOSEPHINE

Roesler is a crossing of Zweigelt and an unnamed variety that has extreme cold hardiness, a resistance to mildew, and deeply colored fruit. It is blended with Blaufrankish for this cuvée. The vines are 35 years old and are planted in gravel. The grapes are destemmed and allowed to ferment in 500L, 1000L, and 1500L neutral oak barrels. Élevage is done in 500L barrels for 8 months before the wine is bottled, unfined and unfiltered. 12.5% ABV

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2015 EMMERAM

40 year old Gewürztraminer vines are the muse for this bottling. They are planted on limestone and sand, and tend to yield less than two tons per hectare. The grapes are destemmed and pressed directly into 500L neutral barrels to ferment. The wine is bottled unfined and unfiltered. 13.5% ABV

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2014 JOSCHUARI

This wine is made from old Blaufrankish vines planted on poor gravelly soils. The grapes are destemmed and fermented in in large neutral oak barrels. Because of this wines concentration, it sees a full two years in old oak before bottling. As with the other wines, it is unfined and unfiltered. 12.5% ABV

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2016 WEISS

Four different grapes and terroirs are used for this assemblage. 36-year-old Grüner and Welschriesling vines are planted on well-draining gravel. 40-year-old Gewurztraminer vines are planted on limestone and sand. 40-year-old Weissburgunder is planted on slate and gravel. And finally, 60-year-old Grüner vines make up the balance. The grapes are partially destemmed; one third is fermented on the skins for about three weeks, while the other two thirds are pressed directly into neutral puncheon. After nearly a year long élevage, the wine in bottled without Sulphur. 12.5% ABV

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2016 ROT

The Blaufrankisch and Zweigelt for this cuvée come from younger 36-year-old vines on the property, as well as their oldest plot (60+year-old), usually reserved for single vineyard wines. This vintage marks a new winemaking direction for their red wines: a portion was fermented whole cluster, a portion destemmed, and a third of the grapes were direct pressed and saw no skin contact at all. The wine was fermented and aged in a combination of concrete and large neutral barrel.12.5% ABV

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2017 WINIFRED

35-year-old Blaufrankisch and Zweigelt vines are planted on gravel. The grapes are destemmed and pressed directly into neutral large format Austrian oak barrels. After fermentation the wine spends eight months on lees in neutral puncheon on lees with no batonnage. The final wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered, and without Sulphur.

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2017 ATANASIUS

The grapes for this cuvée come from a low yielding plot of 35 year old Zweigelt and Blaufrankisch vines on gravel and limestone. The grapes are destemmed and fermented in 500L and 1200L barrels, in contact with the skins for three weeks. Élevage is done in the same barrels for a year. The wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered and with 45 ppm of sulphur. 12.5% ABV

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2017 THEODORA

35-year-old Grüner Veltliner and Welschriesling vines are planted on gravel and limestone. The grapes are destemmed and crushed into used 500L, 1000L, and 1500L barrels to ferment and mature for nine months without batonnage. They capture a small amount of CO2 at bottling which keeps the wine fresh and slightly spritzy upon opening. It is unfined, unfiltered, and has 25ppm of Sulphur.