The Gravenstein apple is coveted as a very juicy, highly aromatic and precious apple of outstanding quality. The southern regions of Styria (Austria) offer the best climate conditions for this breed. We harvest all apples by hand, making multiple passes over the course of several weeks to allow each apple to develop its full flavors as it ripens on the tree. This also ensures that our apples are only sorted, cut and placed into the vats for fermentation once they have ripened to perfection.
After natural fermentation and double distillation the precious so-called middle cut rests for a minimum of six years in open glass balloons. While the brandy matures, the weight and strength of the alcohol lessens resulting in a rounder and softer brandy. Our Gravenstein apple brandy is full of fruity and delicate apple flavors.
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Tasting notes on 2006 vintage
„Soft and smooth scent. Elegant and aromatic fruit, bold and concentrated. On the palate discreet and typical fruit favors, juicy apple with fine aromas. Compact and full body. Well-blended alcohol.“
0,70l, 0,35l and 0,375l (USA only) and
0,04l (individual bottle or as part of tasting sample set one)
Decorative bottle stopper for our fine Gravenstein Apple brandy.
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