2019 Christian Tschida Himmel Auf Erden White
Christian Tschida cultivates 10 hectares of old vines in the Neusiedlersee region of Burgenland. His vineyards are planted on sandy gravel, schist, and limestone soils and have been in the family for 4 generations. This area of Burgenland has a unique microclimate due to the moderating influence of the vast Lake Neusiedlersee nearby.
25 year old vines of Weissburgunder & Scheurebe, Grapes are hand harvested, destemmed, and crushed by foot. The juice ferments in large barrels with indigenous yeast and no racking. It spends 1 year aging in 500 to 1500-liter barrels and is bottled without fining or filtering and no addition of sulfur.
- Lofi Wines
Where: Burgenland, Austria
What: Weissburgunder, Scheurebe
How: We had this one with Korean short rib and it really worked.