#WineChat #Eiswein Recap

A couple of weeks ago we were fortunate to participate in #WineChat #Eiswein and share the good word of Austrian Eiswein with the world. As usual, we prepared a series of facts to share with the community. In case you missed it, they were the following:

#WineChat #Eiswein         

  • In Austria, our sweet wines are known as “liquid gold,” incl this #eiswein #winechat
  • #Austrian #Eiswein cannot contain any botrysized grapes. #winechat
  • #Austrian #Eiswein is best picked at -7degC #winechat
  • When the #Eiswein is pressed the water remains ice #winechat
  • #Eiswein harvests can take place months after the initial harvest #winechat
  • #Eiswein in #Austria is not a guarantee every year #winechat
  • #Eiswein in #Austria can be made from any of the 35 accepted grapes #winechat
  • #Eiswein can come from anywhere in #Austria, common near Lake Neusiedl #winechat
  • #Austrian #Eiswein pairs well w/ dessert but also cheese! #winechat
  • The lake in #Burgenland helps to regulate temp #winechat
  • #Eiswein in #Austria is a #Pradikat level wine between #BA & #Ausbruch (then #TBA) #WineChat
  • The #Hoepler wine was harvested in #December #winechat
  • A mere 236+ g/l of sugar in this bad boy! #winechat #eiswein #hoepler
  • Not 100% relevant, but decent article on #Austria to #Canadian #eiswein http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20140124/food-drink/Icewine-Austria-versus-Canada.503946#.UvjyOkJdV_S #winechat
  • #winechat #Hoepler’s yields are 5% sweet wines, but 2009 is current vintage #eiswein
  • If you want to be #Austrian, try this #dessert the #Kaiserscharmm next time #winechat #eiswein
  • #WineChat #Hoepler retail price is $69 what a little sweetie!

 

Interested in learning more? Feel free to drop us a note in the comments or check AustrianWine.com for more details!

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