Rosé Belle Naturelle 2020
A Wine That
is just as exuberant as its sister, Belle Naturelle. This is a duo you want to party with until the sun comes up. Full of grapefruit, blood orange and redcurrant notes, this is about as refreshing as wine gets. Tom Lubbe, a friend of ours and mentor of Alwin & Stefanie, once told us that wine should be an "energy tonic." This is exactly that.
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- Winemaker: Jurtschitsch
Where and How?
Organically farmed Zweigelt, Pinot Noir, Grüner Veltliner and Cabernet Sauvignon from the gneiss hillsides of Langenlois, in the Kamptal, Austria.
The wine was fermented on the skins and aged in 600L old oak barrels. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
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...”