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Variety: 100% Pinot Blanc
Vineyard/Soils: Loam and limestone vineyards in Rust, overlooking Lake Neusiedl
Élevage: Skin fermented (native yeasts) for 3 days in stainless steel before racking into a large used oak cask. No SO2 during harvest or fermentation.
Heidi Schröck took over her family winery in 1983, in the historic village of Rust situated in the province of Burgenland about 5 miles from the Hungarian border. As Heidi explains “South-facing vineyards in a softly rolling landscape form an amphitheater around Rust on Lake Neusiedl bringing forth some of the best and most tradition-rich wines in Austria. Yearly hours of sunshine that lie much higher than the Austrian average combined with sandy soils mixed with clay and high calcium content provide the ideal prerequisites for impressive, full-bodied wines.”