Joschuari (Red) 2021

4.3/5 Vivino Rating

Grape: Blaufränkisch
Alcohol: 12.5% abv
Type: Dry Natural Red, Unfiltered & Unfined
Vintage: 2021
Format: 75cl
Classification: Landwein
Region: Burgenland
Country: Austria


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Mechtild and Bertholdi’s son, the brother of Emmeram and Timotheus, and married to Wiltrude. A man with style and a charasmatic, complex character, he has a mind of his own. Indeed, as the principal heir to Gut Oggau, with his dry humour and quick wit, he can more than stand up to his father.

From high up the hills where the vines flourish, Joschuari is the gentle master of all the surveys. His demeanor seems distant, yet he is deeply connected to the region and the spectacular limestone and slate terroir. It shapes his very character, his path through life has been stony but in 2021 he has emerged fully rounded, with nobility, pose and passion. With the gentle touch of a warm and caring friend, his only desire is for us to do the best we can. To live life the way it comes, care about what matters and focus on what’s essential. Cool and calm, reliable, dedicated, yet full of life. You can’t help but be swirled up by his passion and charmed by his quiet confidence. Experiencing a thrill of the senses and an air of tranquility with every sip.

Grapes are hand harvested and destemmed. Fermentation takes place in used 500, and 1200-liter barrels, and the juice spends about 3 weeks in contact with the skins. The wine goes through elevage in the same barrels for about 12 months, with no batonnage. The wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered, and with zero addition of sulfur.