2017 Wilde Heimat

How we made it

The third vintage from this vineyard which we had inherited from our friend Stefan Vetter. It’s a 40-something year old Silvaner vineyard, growing on the steepest top of the hill on meager Keuper soil. Loads of sun, hard to farm.
About 2/3 of the grapes were fermented on the skins for a week the rest was pressed after two nights of skin-contact. Aging in 60-year old oak the wines came together in summer 2019 and remained in a tank until bottling in March 2020.

Fact sheet

Variety: Silvaner
Location: Iphofen
Soil: Keuper

Harvest: September 2017
Malolactic fermentation and aging in old oak, after 22 months in a tank
Bottled: March 2020

Alcohol: 12%
Acidity: 5.4 g/l
Residual sugar: 0.2 g/l
Total SO2: 12 mg/l
Bottle size: 0.75 l