Grüner Veltliner "Steingarten", Weszeli

Grüner Veltliner "Steingarten", Weszeli - 2018

Item # 42650 750mL
$26.96/ Single Bottle
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$323.52 $291.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

What particularly stands out in this wine is the intensity of the fruit on the palate as it's so well balanced with mineral which is clearly attributed ot the mix of soils: limestone, clay and loam. Fermented with ambient yeasts and aged in steel for nearly 5 months on the lees. A fuller-bodied white wine that over-delivers on the palate. Clearly a wine you can age.


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About the Producer

Kamptal, Austria The vineyards of Weingut Weszeli are situated around the town of Langenlois. On 30 hectares, Grüner Veltliner and Riesling of the highest quality are grown. The wine estate has a long tradition. Since 1679, the Summerer family has cultivated grapes and produced wine here. And now, Davis Weszeli and Rupert Summerer have connected that family knowledge, developed over so many...

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Grüner Veltliner

Referred to by many Americans as "Gru-Ve," this white variety is nearly synonymous with Austrian wine. It's becoming wildly popular at the moment, especially compared to its obscure origins: it's known as the ultimate food wine for its great minerality and appealing freshness. The wines are consistent and eminently drinkable at the low end, and, on the premium side of things, full-bodied,...

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Austria

Austrian wine is finally getting the attention it deserves. Ever since the late 1980s, Austrian winemaking has taken a much more rigorous approach to quality control, and returned to its roots in organic viticulture.

Deservedly famous for its white wines (Grüner Veltliners especially), Austria makes a number of delicious red wines as well.The most widely grown red grape in Austria is...

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