Tschida, Himmel Auf Erden II, Maische Vergoren
Origin: Neusiedler See, Burgenland, Austria
Blend: weißburgunder (pinot blanc) & sheurebe
"Heaven On Earth, mash fermented", which means skin contact, a.k.a. "orange wine".
Grapes are hand harvested, destemmed, and crushed by foot. 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.