Our menu contains allergens and is prepared in a kitchen that handles nuts, shellfish, sesame and gluten. Whilst all reasonable efforts are taken to accomodate guest dietary needs, we cannot guarantee that our food will be allergen free.
No chemical fertilizers and pesticides are used in the vineyards, however, copper sulphites may be added.These are wines that are made from organically harvested grapes, but where the rest still takes place as conventional wine production, while others are also produced organically, and some are even certified organic.
When we use ‘our eco-label’ through this wine list, it is from the above description, and not necessarily because the winery is certified organic.
Derived from Rudolf Steiner’s manifesto from the 1920’s. It is a holistic approach to plant breeding and agriculture, where the animals, the plants, the solar system, the water, and everything that belongs to the farm go up into a higher entity. For example, they sow and harvest according to the lunar calendar and use homeopathic extracts to spray the vineyards.
Basically, the earth is considered a living organism on both a physical and spiritual level. The fields are always organic.
The winemaker manipulates the wine minimally. The yeast being used must be naturally occurring yeast from the environment, and no sulphites may be added to the wine. You can neither filter the wine. As a rule, the wine comes from organic grapes, however, it is not a must.
To remove the residual elements that make the wine look cloudy, some winemakers introduce finning agents such as milk proteins, egg whites and other animal proteins, which act like magnets to attract the unwanted extras and make the wine clearer.
Most of wines, if left long enough, will self-stabilize and self-fine. Other options can be using clay-based fining agents and activated charcoal.
It is a white wine that is made as a red wine. Everything that is in the green grape of skin, juice and seeds is fermented together and since it is in the skin the dye sits, it gives the wine a darker color than usual. The wines get an orange tinge and has more fullness and tannins. The taste is dry, and towards orange peel, quinces, and dried apricots.
Sparkling wine where the wine finishes its primary fermentation in the bottle, trapping carbon dioxide and a sediment of yeast lees. It is a more rustic version of sparkling wine usually more spritzy than bubbly.
These wines are typically un fined and unfiltered and sealed with a crown cap. Opening a bottle of pet-nat can be surprising and unpredictable but also lots of fun.