Top 100 white wines of Südoststeiermark

Discover the top 100 best white wines of Südoststeiermark in Steiermark as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the white wines that are popular in Südoststeiermark and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Südoststeiermark

The wine region du Südoststeiermark is located in the region of Steiermark in Steirerland in Austria. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Neumeister or the Domaine Winkler-Hermaden produce mainly wines white, red and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Südoststeiermark are Zweigelt, Gewurztraminer and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Südoststeiermark often reveals types of flavors of lychee, earth or tree fruit and sometimes also flavors of tropical fruit, non oak or oak.

In the mouth of Südoststeiermark is a with a nice freshness. We currently count 32 estates and châteaux in the of Südoststeiermark, producing 83 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Südoststeiermark go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, spicy food or mushrooms.

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet franc

Cabernet Franc is one of the oldest red grape varieties in Bordeaux. The Libourne region is its terroir where it develops best. The terroirs of Saint-Emilion and Fronsac allow it to mature and develop its best range of aromas. It is also the majority in many blends. The very famous Château Cheval Blanc, for example, uses 60% Cabernet Franc. The wines produced with Cabernet Franc are medium in colour with fine tannins and subtle aromas of small red fruits and spices. When blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, it brings complexity and a bouquet of aromas to the wine. It produces fruity wines that can be drunk quite quickly, but whose great vintages can be kept for a long time. It is an earlier grape variety than Cabernet Sauvignon, which means that it is planted as far north as the Loire Valley. In Anjou, it is also used to make sweet rosé wines. Cabernet Franc is now used in some twenty countries in Europe and throughout the world.

Food and wine pairing with a white wine of Südoststeiermark

white wines from the region of Südoststeiermark go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, spicy food or mushrooms such as recipes of boeuf en daube, pakistani rice (biryani) or simple veal sauté.

News from the vineyard of Südoststeiermark

Andrew Jefford: ‘A wine’s visual cues shout, stamp, whistle and roar’

Disconcerting: I couldn’t forget this bottle for days afterwards. Still can’t. Back in August, wine critic Lin Liu MW (together with her partner Philippe Lejeune of Château de Chambert in Cahors) came to dinner, en route to a short holiday in Provence. One of the bottles Lin brought for us to try together was the 2018 Les Rocheuses, Parcelles No 5 et 6, from Château Le Rey in Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux. It came in a slope-shouldered bottle, not a classic Bordeaux bottle. We tried it with some R ...

Chablis takes pride in its subsoil by Ivy NG

On December 10, 2020, four Hong Kong personalities discussed Chablis wines on a live webinar: Yang LU, Master Sommelier and Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador, Debra MEIBURG, Master of Wine, Ivy NG, Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador and Rebecca LEUNG, wine expert. In this two-and-a-half-minute clip, Yvy NG describes the unique subsoil that Chablis is so proud of. ...

DO Terra Alta makes orange wine official

In the last board meeting of 2021 for the regulatory council of DO Terra Alta, in Catalunya, Spain, a long list of changes was approved. The most prominent was the making of a very strict certification system for wines that are 100% Garnatxa Blanca given that it’s their flagship grape variety. But perhaps the most interesting item is a bit further down the list that allows certification for a type of wines that in Catalan are called “vins brisats”. The name refers to white wine ...