Grüner Veltliner Smaragd Kirnberg, Frischengruber
Organic

Grüner Veltliner Smaragd Kirnberg, Frischengruber - 2016

Item # 42238 750mL
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$46.96 $36.96 / Single Bottle
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


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The Kirnberg is from a higher plateau of urgestein/gneiss subsoil with a loess and sand topsoil which gives more powerful grüner veltliner. Georg spontaneously ferments this in equal parts stainless steel and neutral oak and the wine spends an additional 6-8 months on its lees, depending on the vintage, in oak.


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