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Kracher #5 Chardonnay Trockenbeeren Nouvelle Vague 2005 375ML 375ML 2005  
Sku: 14050
Medium golden yellow. Pronounced spicy aromas of cinnamon and vanilla nicely complement apple and coconut. The creamy texture displays some white chocolate flavor along with apple and pear frui ...more
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Country: Austria
Region: Weinland
Sub-Region: Burgenland
Appellation: Neusiedlersee
Grape Varietal: Chardonnay
Type: Still wine, Dessert
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Medium golden yellow. Pronounced spicy aromas of cinnamon and vanilla are woven with apple and a hint of coconut. The creamy texture displays some white chocolate flavor and the oak is perfectly integrated. This wine is reminiscent of Sauternes in style. Brisk acidity is nicely bedded in this delicious sweet wine of international format. Very good aging potential.

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Medium golden yellow. Pronounced spicy aromas of cinnamon and vanilla nicely complement apple and coconut. The creamy texture displays some white chocolate flavor along with apple and pear fruit, with the oak element perfectly integrated. This sweet chardonnay is reminiscent of Sauternes in style. Brisk acidity is in ideal harmony with the wine's fruit, giving it very good aging potential.
Technical notes
Residual sugar 212,3 g/l acidity 9,5 g/l alcohol 12,0 %vol

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Alois Kracherís passion for his vines was irrepressible, learned from his father and passed on with fervor to his son Gerhard. Unsuspecting guests of their winery are often hijacked to the vineyards for vine by vine tours, during which they animatedly point out subtle graduations in the terrain which make all the difference between Kracher vineyards and those of his neighbors. Small, undulating crests in the topography give a great advantage to the vines in this sandy, often water-soaked terrain. The vitality of Kracherís vines is obvious; the leaves are richly colored and the stalks thick and strong, resulting in fruit offering complex layers of flavor. The estate today is comprised of about 26 hectares (about 65 acres) tended by Alois Kracher, Sr. and planted with traditional Austrian varieties. Alois Kracher, in his tragically brief lifetime, achieved recognition as one of the greatest dessert wine makers in the world, and his son Gerhard continues to hold high the standard of the winery. New projects include exploration of the heirloom variety Muscat Rosa, which debuts in the TBA Collection 2006.