top rating for the zierfandler modler 2016! with an outstanding score of 95 points, we are once more ranked among the best wines in all of austria. the 2016 rotgipfler laim is once more at the head of the pack and has been rated 94. with this, our organic wines have achieved two more outstanding results in the category ‘best of the thermenregion’.
2,476 wines – 394 winegrowers
the current edition of austrian gourmet guide ‘a la carte’ appeared on 2 october 2017. we impressed the tasting jury with no fewer than six wines from the current vintage, as well as with a historic cuvée. it’s worth taking a look at the results:
the best in the thermenregion
zierfandler modler 2016, 95 points and the highest rating in the thermenregion ,
was impressive for its flavours: ‘intense & complex aromatic arc, vineyard peach, apricot, candied oranges & lemongrass; long and persistent finish, with a finely luxuriant presence of fruit in the aftertaste’.
rotgipfler laim 2016, 94 points, which was evaluated by the professional tasting jury as follows: ‘mango, honeydew melon, papaya, a delicate fruit texture in the finish with candied pears, well-balanced, tightly structured…*
all further ‘a la carte’ results also attest to the consistent quality of our wines:
93 points for our organic muschelkalk series (muschelkalk=fossil limestone):
‘vom muschelkalk.zierfandler, 2016’ & ‘vom muschelkalk.rotgipfler, 2016’
93 points in the category ‘historic wine’:
zierfandler/rotgipfler cuvée 2010
92 points for our organic single-vineyard red wines:
pinot noir viereck 2015 & sankt laurent glas 2015
*excerpt from the a la carte 2018 tasting report. can be read in ‘a la carte’, austria’s wine guide 2018, p.232.