Brut Nature 2015
A Wine That
gives grower Champagne a real run for its money. This is the Usain Bolt of Austrian Brut Nature sparkling wines. Zesty and smoky on the nose, it's a taut livewire of electric minerality on the palate, with a nutty, croissant dough finish for days. A wine that makes you beam from ear to ear: a cause for celebration.
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- Winemaker: Alwin Jurtschitsch
Where and How?
The work for this wine begins in the vineyard: a single particularly cool parcel of high elevation Grüner Veltliner is dedicated solely to this wine, and every aspect of farming is carried out with sparkling wine at the forefront of Alwin & Stefanie's mind.
Traditional fermentation sparkling wine, and left on the lees in the bottle for three and a half years. Disgorged in June 2019, without dosage.
Alwin and Stefanie Jurtschitsch could have taken over the family business and kept everything the same. There might be the saying if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, but if we all adhered to that or remained sedentary, we'd be stuck drinking traditional wines and agricultural concepts wouldn't have advanced. The current era of Jurtschitsch wines were born from a desire to work differently. From working on a biodynamic weed farm in Australia, to submerging himself in polyculture in the Ecuadorian jungle, Alwin developed an ardent belief in organic farming as a teenager and young adult. Seeing wine as an ever-evolving product of culture, their winemaking techniques have left old traditions in the past, making way for new ones to take their place. Alwin says,
“I see it like a big playground. It's a permanent exchange of me — the human being — the vineyard, and what we’re tasting in the cellar. This should never stop, otherwise you fall asleep in tradition. Always stay tuned and always keep an open mind...”