Bertholdi by Gut Oggau comes from their oldest Blaufränkisch vines, which grow on lime and gravel soils in an approx. 60-year-old single vineyard of Gut Oggau. The berries are carefully pressed with a 200 year old wooden press, fermented spontaneously and matured for 2 years in used 500 litre barrels.
This is the most traditional and intensive expression of the wine family, a fully-grown, meaty-spicy Blaufränkisch with a convincing earthy calm & depth. Serious, complex and profound as befits a head of the family.
It was bottled unfiltered, unembellished and without any additional sulphur.
Mechthild’s husband is her equal and a steadfast partner to his greatly loved spouse. A strong “Burgenländer”, who is extremely versatile, but always down to earth and at one with nature. Very much the beloved and wise grandfather to his grandchildren, he has much to tell and is full of energy and joie de vivre.
He has made his way, knows all the tricks and in spite of advancing age, is still gaining in class.