Name: 

PENGUIN EISWEIN - SILVANER

Estate:

11 generations of family tradition and experience in grape growing and wine making. Export to more than 60 countries around the world.

Grape: 

Silvaner - traditional for Rheinhessen, more than 350 years old, can produce some of the very fines, top quality grapes.

Terroir: 

Loam and clay. Heavy soil with excellent absorptive capacity for rain water. Hillside shaped as a horse-shoe, thus perfect protection from heavy weather conditions.

Quality: 

Prädikatswein - Eiswein. Grapes gathered at minus 10° C, freezing the juice inside the berries to solid ice and squeezing the skins rapidly before the ice melts, sacrificing 90% of the normal harvest quantity. This bottle contains the juice of approximately 1 kg of grapes!

 Taste:

Golden colour, rich taste, character and noble natural sweetness - highest concentration. 

 Analysis:

9 % Alc., 155 g/l residual sweetness, 11,5 g/l fruit acidity

 Viticulture:

Natural cultivation following officially controlled measures (DLG). Reduced pruning, defoilage and green harvest. Very limited and strictly monitored use of fertilizers and chemicals.

 

 Vinification:

Gentle pressing, natural sedimentation, temperature controlled fermentation at 13° C in stainless steel, one filtration only, ageing in stainless steel.

 Recommendation:

By itself for the unique celebration.

 Temperature:

8° - 10° Celsius