VINNÉ SKLEPY KUTNÁ HORA is a winery in the Kutná Hora region of the Czech Republic.

BACKGROUND The winery was founded by Stanislav Rudolfský in 2002. His son Lukás Rodolfsky handles sales.

VINEYARDS 54 hecares (133 acres) of grapevines of which 15 hectares () of Pinot Noir. VINEYARD SITES U Všech svatých, Pod Barborou, Nad Kapličkou, Na Borku, Na Příčce and Jezuitská.

TERROIR A bedrock rich in minerals is said to give spiciness to the wines. The main varieties are Pinot Noir, Red Traminer, Saint Laurent and Pinot Gris.

POLYCULTURE As well as vineyards, there are 30 hectares (74 acres) pasture for sheep, 14 hectares (35 acres) of arable land for cereal crops, 2 hectares (5 acres) of vegetables and 6 hectares (15 acres) of orchards. The idea is to create the Biodynamic ideal of a self-sustaining living organism.

CERTIFICATION 2016 Demeter certified Biodynamic.

WHITE WINES

CABERNET BLANC 2016 Interesting pineapple barley sugar sweetness without tasting confected. 48 g/l residual sugar. 11%.1Demeter Austria wine tasting, Vienna 26th February 2018.

RYZLINK RYNSKY (Rhine) Riesling. 2016 Easy soft yellow fruit & light spritz. 11.5% alcohol + 0.9g/l residual sugar.2Demeter Austria wine tasting, Vienna 26th February 2018.

CHARDONNAY 2016 11% alcohol + 5g/l residual sugar. Soft, savoury acidity.3Demeter Austria wine tasting, Vienna 26th February 2018.

RED WINES

PINOT NOIR, WINE PUNK 2016 Cloudy, bretty, acetic, not for me.4Demeter Austria wine tasting, Vienna 26th February 2018.

PINOT NOIR, OLD TREES 2015 Nice weight, simple.5Demeter Austria wine tasting, Vienna 26th February 2018.

CABERNET CORTIS 2015 14% alcohol. Nice dark simple linear fruit.6Demeter Austria wine tasting, Vienna 26th February 2018.

CONTACT Vinné sklepy s.r.o. Kutná Hora Ltd, Jiriho z Podebrad 288, 28401 Kutná Hora, Czech Republic / +42 736 536 488 / www.vinokutnahora.cz