Friday Tasting - Winemaker of the Year - Anton Bauer!!

Friday, September 22, 2017

Time: 05:00pm - 08:00pm

Type: Wine Tasting

Location: The Wine Cabinet

Event Free


Every weekend we have free tastings that give you a chance to explore the wide word of wines! 

Each Friday we try to start your weekend off with a sampling of fine wines and beers that will allow you to relax into your "days off" with a positive note. Always a gathering of friends and neighbors and good conversation.

Come in this weekend and visit with us!

  Falstaff – “Winemaker of the year 2017”
Wine Region Wagram: The Wagram, a 25-mile long and 100 foot high ridge between the towns of Krems and Tulln, consists of thousands of years old gravel sediments from the ancient Danube River.
Soil and Climate: Clay and loess soils predominate with occasional granite formations. These very thick layers of soil allow the vines to develop deep roots, penetrate the ground intensely and, thus are protected against dryness and given accessibility to minerals and sediments. The west-east expansion of the Wagram results in the southern orientation of the vineyards, allowing the vines to stretch out towards the sun. The west-east expansion running parallel with the Danube has further advantages. From the east, the mild Pannonian climate follows the Danube upstream, while from the west and northwest cool air from the Waldviertel flows into the Danube Valley. It is exactly this interplay between warm and cool that makes the wines rich in finesse, multi-layered and ensures an interesting combination of fruit and acidity.
Production: The physiologically ripe grapes are harvested by hand and handled as gentle as possible. When grapes come in from the vineyards they are hand-selected on a sorter belt. A long period of extensive contact with the yeast makes the wines harmonious, ensuring that there is a quality balance between acidity and alcohol. As the wines are bottled relatively late they can mature slowly. This is Anton Bauer‘s philosophy: Things need time to develop, and wine needs time as well.

The Wines

Roter Veltliner $16.99
Medium green-yellow. Inviting notes of pineapple and carambola laced with blossom honey comprise a subtle and multifaceted bouquet. Elegantly concentrated with pleasant fruit sweetness balanced by vibrant acidity. Pineapple, apricot and minerals.

Rosenberg Gruner Veltliner $18.99
Rosenberg is one of the best-known Grüner Veltliner vineyards in Austria. Very aromatic, full of round fruit and balanced with crisp acidity. The distinct soil lends a pleasant mineral and white pepper note typical of this varietal. Pairs well with a wide range of foods, including Asian cuisine and fish with fresh herbs. Excellent value and quality! 

Wine Enthusiast 92pts.

Rose' $12.99
Clear, light pink with a stimulating fragrant floral and berry nose. The wine has an elegant structure. It is round and soft on the palate with a clean, crisp and dry finish. A marvelous patio wine for long summer evenings searching for an invitation to dinner.

Wagram Pinot Noir $19.99
This Pinot Noir shows a precise balance between the fruit and acidity that makes it fresh and lively. It has a typical Pinot Noir nose with strawberries, raspberries and floral notes such as violets. On the palate the wine is well balanced, elegant and it has a long finish tasting of red berries. An all-purpose red, easy to drink and it pairs with many different dishes from fish and vegetables to lighter meat dishes and spicy food.
Wagram Cuvee' $17.99
Cherry fruit with amaretto tones, red berries and herbs. On the palate cherry fruit again, with dark berry aromas and a pleasant background of herbs, good extract fruit, fine soft tannin. It finishes with a dry elegance and delicately herb tones of chocolate and cherries. Although absolutely delicious on its own, it will complement beef, duck, grilled pork, tuna, and rich red sauces.

"Artist" Blaufrankisch $34.99
Dark ruby with nearly opaque core, violet highlights and a thin, transparent rim. Dark berry fruit, black berry jam and dark minerals. A juicy, sweetly extracted core is elegantly wrapped in a harmonious veil of fine- grained tannin. The long finish has textures of dark fruit and notes of gianduja. (Chocolate) Potential for further development and aging