Chronos 2017

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Description

Chronos – God of time.

"Anything that is against nature will not endure in the long run." (Darwin)

Character

One smells fully ripe blackberries, some mint, a very deep and juicy fruit. On the palate, the organic cuvée is full and yet fine; Chronos tastes of cherries and berries, has a lot of pressure and structure, looks lively and juicy. 

The finish is long and elegant. Big potential!

Origin

Zweigelt and Blaufränkisch:

35-year-old Zweigelt vines, grafted on the root stock 5BB, grown on the medium-heavy sandy loam soil of 
 the hillside Rosenberg;

30-year-old Blaufränkisch vines grafted on the SO4 pad, grown on the limy, sparse vineyard „Dulnhe“ 
 (geographical location Zeiselberg).

Vinification

Harvested by hand in September 2017, most careful selection in the vineyard; fermentation on the mash in a tub at 35 ° C for 21 days, mash circulation by hand, malolactic fermentation and 24 months aging in big wooden barrels, minimal sulfur was added, bottled with Diam in November 2018.

Histamine content:

0,14 mg/l

Storage recommendation:

until 2027

The label shows the typical plants growing in the two vineyards where Zweigelt and Blaufränkisch come from: Zweigelt is from the vineyard „Rosenberg“ - the flowers are wild roses; Blaufränkisch is from the vineyard „Dulnhe“ (dialectal for „Doldenhöhe“) - the typical flower there are umbellifers.