Tasting Notes

Natural Wine November Round-Up: Six of Our Favourites

Natural Wine November Round-Up: Six of Our Favourites

  There is a lot of talk about natural wines these days. And if you happen to follow our social media accounts, you’ll have seen that we’ve been drinking quite a few of them in recent months. We’ve also visited plenty of winemakers who, each […]

Zuschmann-Schöfmann Pinot Noir Reserve 2015

Zuschmann-Schöfmann Pinot Noir Reserve 2015

  The Weinviertel is Austria’s largest wine-producing region with around 13,850 hectares starting at the gates of Vienna and fanning out in all directions across the state of Lower Austria. Almost half of the worldwide production of Grüner Veltliner comes from this area – if […]

Weingut Tement – Morillon Muschelkalk 2012 & 2015

Weingut Tement – Morillon Muschelkalk 2012 & 2015

‘Love is in the air’ You may never have heard of it, but you have almost certainly drunk Morillon. For this white grape variety that grows in the green, undulating landscape of Styria, a state in southern Austria, is known to the rest of the […]

Heidi Schröck – Furmint 2015

Heidi Schröck – Furmint 2015

‘Girl power’ Do not let the title mislead you. We are not talking here about a ‘girly wine’, one of those light, fruity, floral wines that are often assumed to be the preserve of female drinkers: Gelber Muskateller, Traminer or Rosé, perhaps. (This is not […]

Tom Dockner – Traminer Pletzengraben 2015

Tom Dockner – Traminer Pletzengraben 2015

‘Sweet revelations’   The small Austrian Traisental valley is, in our opinion, one of the most underrated wine regions not only worldwide but in Austria itself. The extremely chalk-rich conglomerate soil gives wines produced here an almost unending life and real freshness. In his Pletzengraben […]

Wieninger – Wiener Gemischter Satz DAC Nussberg 2015

Wieninger – Wiener Gemischter Satz DAC Nussberg 2015

‘Struggling in the spotlight’   Fritz Wieninger is one of the major players in the Viennese wine production scene and a founding member of Wien Wein. He produces several versions of a Gemischter Satz, including one specifically from his vineyard on the beautiful Nussberg.   […]