WEINGUT STROHMEIER

PAST WINES

TLZ SONNE Nº5

Sauvignon Blanc from a vineyard block called Bad Gams is used for this cuvée. Destemmed grapes are fermented on the skins in large oak barrels for four weeks before being pressed off. Élevage is done in 500L acacia and oak barrels for eleven months. It is bottled unfined and unfiltered with no sulphur. 12% ABV

790616

ROSÉ SEKT

This wine is made from Blauer Wildbacher from 35-40 year old vines. The skins soak with the juice for ten hours before being lightly pressed off into stainless steel. It spends eight months on the lees before being bottled with a small amount of super ripe reserve wine aged in oak barrels. A small amount of yeast and sugar are added for secondary fermentation, after which the wine spends and additional year on lees. The final wine retains 5 bars of pressure and has no dosage. No sulphur was used at any point in the winemaking process. 12% ABV

790613

TLZ WEIß Nº7

Pinot Blanc makes up the lion’s share of this blend with chardonnay filling in the gaps. Soils are made primarily from gneiss with a high iron and silica content. The juice spends a mere two hours on the skins before being pressed off into 500L neutral oak for fermentation and élevage. The final wine is a combination of the 2014 and 2015 vintage, bottled without fining, filtration, nor sulphur. 11.5% ABV

790615

TLZ INDIGO Nº1

This release is made entirely from Blauer Wildbacher. The grapes are destemmed and fermented on the skins for 3 weeks before being pressed off into small (225L, 300L, and 500L) oak barrels. It spends 18 months in these barrels before being bottled unfined, unfiltered, and with no added sulphur. 12% ABV

790619

TLZ WEIN DER STILLE Nº6

Sauvignon Blanc with a tiny percentage of co-planted Chardonnay, Weißburgunder, and Muskateller make up this blend. Franz only uses the ripest clusters from a vineyard block called Stainz for this cuvée. Whole clusters are added to 500L and 600L barrels where they ferment and macerate for a full year before being pressed off. The resulting wine is settled in old oak barrels for a further year before bottling. 13.5% ABV

790617

TLZ ROT Nº6 

This wine is made from 75% Zweigelt and 25% Blauer Wildbacher from the Bad Gams vineyard. Whole clusters are fermented in barrel and permitted to sit with the skins for a year. The wine is then pressed off and aged for a further year in barrel before being bottled unfined, unfiltered and with no added sulphur. 12.5% ABV

790618