Gut Oggau - 2021 Maskerade Red 1L

2021 Maskerade Red 1L

Variety
Blaufränkisch, Zweigelt
Region
Burgenland, Austria
Volume
1000ml

The Maskerade Rot is a 30-year-old hilltop vineyard on slate and limestone soil. It's mostly a blend of Blaufrankisch and Zweigelt with a few others thrown in. Grapes are hand harvested and hand destemmed, then wild fermented in used 3000L barrels. The wine goes through elevage in the same barrels for about 8 months, with no batonnage, before being bottled unfined, unfiltered, and with zero added sulphur. This is the kind of wine you need at your dinner table, always. A little rustic and wild...Read More...

The Maskerade Rot is a 30-year-old hilltop vineyard on slate and limestone soil. It's mostly a blend of Blaufrankisch and Zweigelt with a few others thrown in. Grapes are hand harvested and hand destemmed, then wild fermented in used 3000L barrels. The wine goes through elevage in the same barrels for about 8 months, with no batonnage, before being bottled unfined, unfiltered, and with zero added sulphur. This is the kind of wine you need at your dinner table, always. A little rustic and wild, a lot juicy and bright. 

Eduard and Stephanie Tscheppe run a 14ha biodynamic estate in Burgenland, crafting distinctive single plot wines from native varietals. Each potion is separated by personality, their labels forming a flavourous fictional family tree. Gut Oggau have become one the most sought after, cult-status wines in Austria.

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