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Funkstille, Austria

We all need a little 'Funkstille' (radio silence) in our life now and again.

Kick back and take a moment to enjoy the silence with a glass of Grüner Veltliner. With its subtle exotic hints, ripe pear and fresh citrus flavours, it's a dry wine with complex flavours. The palate is rich with flavours of melon and grapefruit with a refreshing, zippy finish. Gruner Veltliner is joined by a bright, juicy, joyful red produced from 100% Zweigelt. Abundant red cherry, plum and vibrant berry fruits combine in this joyful, bright and incredibly juicy red; medium-bodied with beautifully ripe and light tannins and touch of spice on the finish.

Viticulture

Sustainably certified (agroVet), the grapes come from single vineyard sites situated in the Northen Krems Valley from an area north of the city of Krems near the Danube and in a beautiful area around the town of Seftenberg, the vines are planted on a mixture of loess, clay, granite mix. Sustainably certified by agroVet, the winery is energy neutral, producing surplus to return to the grid. They use their own seeds to sow cover crops and producing straw which they use as mulch to maintain soil moisture.

Winemaking

The winery is energy neutral, producing the wine with their Biogas plant and a photovoltaic system which produces more energy than they need.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use their own seeds to sew cover crops and producing straw which they use as mulch to maintain soil moisture.
  • Sustainably certified (agroVet)
  • The winery is energy neutral, producing surplus to return to the grid.