Maria & Sepp Muster 'Sauvignon vom Opok' 2018
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Maria & Sepp Muster 'Sauvignon vom Opok' 2018

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Producer: Maria & Sepp Muster

Country: Austria

Region: Styria

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Vintage: 2018

Size: 750ml

Color: White

Notes: Grapes are hand-harvested, destemmed, and gently pressed. They are fermented in 2400-liter oval wooden casks with indigenous yeasts. The wine then spends about 20 months aging in big neutral wooden casks. Bottled without fining or filtration, no sulfur added.

Vineyard area: 10 hectares (~ 43 acres), estate-owned

Vineyard management: certified organic and biodynamic (member of Demeter since 2003)

Soils: Opok, i.e. rocky clay and silt over chalky marl subsoil

Main varieties: Sauvignon, Chardonnay (locally called Morillon), Zweigelt

Annual production (approx.): 25,000 bottles

Winemaking: beautifully minimal. Spontaneous fermentation only, neutral clay and oak vats or barrels, no fining, no filtration, no added sulfur.