Hochäcker is among the oldest sites in Horitschon. Its rockless, hard, and loamy substratum is interspersed with iron, which is characteristic of traditional Blaufränkisch soil. Our forty-year-old vines produce highest quality grapes every harvest.
Red berry fruit, delicate forest berries, subtle notes of cherry, spices, and tobacco. Freshly structured on the palate. A complex wine, but not opulent. Dense and extremely concentrated thus ideal for aging.
Selective hand harvest. Spontaneous fermentation. After ten days of maceration ageing in 500 liter wooden barrels for 16 months. Natural malolactic fermentation.Ageing and bottling without addition of sulphur.