Porta Bohemica, Muller Thurgau, 2017, 750 ml
Aleš Svatoš is a scientist and chemist turned natural winemaker who founded Porta Bohemica in 2010. Located in northern Bohemia (above the Elbe river, where they've been making wine since the 1th century), the most important grape variety is Muller Thurga Read more
COUNTRY: Czech Republic
VARIETAL: Muller Thurgau
SOIL: Calciferous Alluvial Sediment
AGE OF VINES: 40 years old
WINEMKAING: Grapes are hand harvested and destemmed, and ferment with indigenous yeast in 2000-liter open topped stainless steel tanks. The wine remains in contact with the skins for 2 days, and is then pressed and racked and remains in the stainless steel tanks for about 10 months of elevage on the lees. The wine is bottled without filtration or clarification, with an addition of a minimal dose of sulfur.