In the local dialect, anyone and anything that comes from near Deutschkreutz are called "Creitzer". This wine reflects that, made from parcels collected from the finest vineyards around the area, with vines ranging from 20 to 65 years old. It gives a Blaufränkisch wine that dares to show off its subtle fruitiness and perfect suppleness.
Grapes were handpicked from the beginning of October. The wines were subject to spontaneous fermentation on the skins, taking place in stainless steel vats with regular punching down on the cap. Malolactic conversion was in small oak barrels, and the wine was then matured for 20 months in used, small oak barrels.
Alcohol: 14.5% vol
Acid: 6.2 g/l
Residual sugar: 1.2 g/l
CRITIC RATINGS96 Falstaff
The wine is dark ruby with purple highlights. The nose reveals strong aromas of blackberry, ripe cherries, delicate spicy oak and tobacco. The palate is juicy with ripe cherry notes, elegant textures, herbal spice, well-integrated ripe tannins and a salty minerality note on the finish.
Pairs well with steak or braised dark meat.