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Christian Tschida

Christian Tschida Himmel Auf Erden Weiss II Maischevergoren 2019


no added sulfur

Country: Austria

Region: Burgenland

Type: Orange Wine

Grape: Scheurebe/Muscat Blanc 

Maischevergoren translates to 'skin contact.' Grapes are hand harvested, destemmed, and crushed by foot. Some of the skins are left in contact with the juice for 2 weeks, and some are left in contact for 4 weeks, making Christian’s only orange wine. The juice ferments in large barrels with indigenous yeast and no racking. It spends 1 year aging in 500 to 1500-liter barrels and is bottled without fining or filtering and no addition of sulfur.

A beautiful, aromatic orange wine with notes of peach, apricots, sage and hibiscus flower. Complex and slightly earthy, with soft tannins and a persistent finish.