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Christoph Hoch, Zweigelt Rose Kremstal NV
Austria / Rosé

Christoph Hoch, Zweigelt Rose Kremstal NV

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Fruit

Earth

Acid

Body

Minerality

Notes from the Importer:

"Christoph Hoch is the twelth generation, since 1640, to make wine in his town of Hollenburg, on the south side of the Danube. Historically, vines were planted on this side of the Danube and the north side was for food crops. In 2013, Hoch split from his parents winery, starting with five hectares that would have been his inheritence eventually. Today (Sept. 2019), Hoch has 12 hectares total, all in Hollenburg, and all farmed biodynamically and certified by Demeter. The subsoil is Hollenburger conglomerate, which was formed by the Traisental and Danube rivers crashing together and compacting chalk and river stones together. The chalk is equally as active as the Côte des Blancs in Champagne, bringing minerals to the vines. This similarity in soil inspired Christoph to make sparkling wine. Although, the source of chalk is completely different, in Hollenburg it's from the Alps and in Champagne it's maritime chalk, or what is called muschelkalk in German."

"An ultra unique rose from Christoph Hoch - 100% Zweigelt, spontaneously fermented and aged in burgundy barrels with flor in the warm cellar. After a month long fermentation, the flor forms and then the wine spends at least 5 months with the flor. Strawberry, tart, and salty with a slightly tannic structure."

Country
Austria
Sub-Region
Hollenburg
Region
Kremstal
Varieties
Zweigelt
Farming
Biodynamic
Soil
Alluvial stones and chalk
Winemaking
Spontaneously fermented and aged in burgundy barrels with flor in the warm cellar.