Riesling Trokenbeerenauslese
2013 Riesling


Vineyard: Vineyard located around the hills of Vienna, against the steep slope of the Leopoldsberg.
Soil Type: Whethered sandstone with a layer of loess and clay.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date: December 2013.


Stift Klosterneuburg Monastery was founded in 1114 and it is the oldest wine estate in Austria producing wine for just over 900 years. It is also one of the largest wine estates in Austria with 108 hectares under vines. The vineyards are located in different appellations; Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Gumpoldskirchen and Tattendorf.
It is also important to note that Stift Klosterneuburg is the first carbon neutral wine estate in Europe.
This Vienna vineyard is located on the Leopoldsberg mountain, it is south facing and at 190 to 220 meters above sea level.
Harvested in December, the wine was fermented slowly in stainless steel tanks, no wood aging, bottled in September 2014.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Rich golden yellow.
Nose: Some apricot and mango with a touch of honey.
Palate: It is fresh with a lively acidity, dried apricot dominates, layered and complex, viscous yet light with a long finish.
Other: This wine is great young, but will refine over time and can be aged for many years, 15 to 20 years safely.
It will go well with roquefort cheese, goose liver or a richly flavored pate.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 11.5
RS (g/l): 144
TA (g/l): 8