The word ‘Graupert’ means unkempt in the local dialect and refers to this vineyard’s unique pruning method: these vines are left completely to their own devises. Without winter or summer pruning the vines have found a healthy equilibrium, producing many tiny bunches of grapes. The vines are more resilient to frost, and although the juice yield is lower, the fruit quality is predictably high from vintage to vintage. This year, the grapes were destemmed and fermented on skins for ten days before being pressed off.