Hand harvested Blaufränkisch grapes were de-stemmed, crushed and juice fermented on skins for circa 4 weeks, while gently punched down every now and then
After light pressing wine matured 36 months in old oak barrels. Bottled unfined, unfiltered with a small addition of sulphur. Wine is vegan.
Empress is an exciting, charismatic red wine showing the savoir vivre of the aristocrat that she is. Dark chocolate, Amarena cherries, blackberries, sweet leather and cedar wood smoke. Full of ripe fruit, sweet liquorice, raisins and pepper, kept in balance by refreshing acidic energy and elegant dry tannins. If possible, open a few hours before and enjoy its evolution over time.
Alcohol: 13.0% vol. Sulphites added: 15mg/L