Wohlmuth Phyllit Dr WU Riesling Spaetlese

Weingut Wohlmuth Riesling Dr. WU… Phyllit Spätlese


  • Family run winery for nearly 200 years.
  • Because the vineyards are extremely steep, the grapes must be hand- picked from sparse slate soils.
  • Weingut Wohlmuth engages in Eco-friendly vinification practices, using no herbicides or pesticides.

Varietal Composition: 100% Riesling

Elaboration: The Wohlmuth Riesling Dr. WU… Phyllit Spätlese is grown in phyllitischer schiefer (phyllitic slate) soil at an altitude of 500-550m. The vineyard is steep (up to 90%), so the grapes were selected and picked by hand.

Tasting Notes: Just a faint note of candied kumquat appears on the shy nose. The palate then brings in crystallized Mandarin, walking that tightrope between sweet abandon and tingling acidity. It does so in a dancing, slender and agile fashion. This offers a superb highwire act that makes a virtue of the very weightlessness of the wine. ~ Wine Enthusiast


2019 – 96 Points Wine Enthusiast


Kitzeck im Sausal is a village that deserves high praise. That’s because it boasts the highest-in-elevation wine estates in Austria. But it takes more than a mountaintop to create great wine. It takes many generations of the Wohlmuth family who have been making 100% single-estate-grown wine here since 1803!

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