Weisser Mulatschak 2022, Meinklang

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Meinklang is an Austrian producer, and "Mulatschak" is the term for a wild party in neighboring Hungary. The normally static cow on the Meinklang label is dancing wildly here. This cuvée of Welschriesling, Traminer and Pinot Gris makes its wildness clear. Ease, finesse and playfulness characterize the mouthfeel. Light tropical fruit is livened up with astonishingly subtle tamarind spice and pleasant acidity. On the finish it is extremely juicy, stimulating and wonderfully dry.

Region: Neusiedlersee
Grape: Welschriesling, Pinot Gris, Traminer
Vineyard Size: 70 hectares
Soil: sandy loam, rocky topsoil
Average Age of Vines: 10-30 years
Farming: biodynamic
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: 5-7 day maceration, spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel with indigenous yeasts
Aging: 4 months in stainless steel sur lie
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: 25 mg/L

About the Winery

Meinklang is an original, family-run mixed farm, set in the middle of the World Heritage Site of the National Park Neusiedlersee, on the Eastern side of the Neusiedlersee Lake, bordering directly on the Hungarian lowlands, where life’s diversity and complexity are celebrated.

This farm functions much like an organism, relying not only on the people but also on the local herd of cows which contributes in an essential way with their natural and invaluable fertilizer.

The farm’s diversity is enriched by ancient grains such as spelt, farro, and einkorn wheat, as well as the fruit orchards and vegetable gardens, meadows of wild herbs and flowers, and the elegant charm of the grapevines.