Dluhe Grefty, Alba Terra

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Dluhe grefty (Dluhe – long, greft – a word from an old dialect in Mutěnice; it means “long vineyard rows.” Jaroslav Tesařik and his family are taking care of 1.5 hectare in Mutenice. The mission is to find the terroir of Mutenice village. They work on 8 different small plots, all treatments are done organically. The total production is 5000 bottles per year.

Vinification Method: The grapes are destemmed and pressed. The juice is fermented with the skins for 4 days, then the skins are removed, in 225 liter used oak barrels. Zero sulfur added, unfined and unfiltered.

Vintage: 2018

Varietals: 70% Muller Thurgau and 30% Neuberger

Farming: Organic, Sustainable, Biodynamic