Christina, Grüner Veltliner
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Organic

Christina, Grüner Veltliner - 2019

Item # 74354 750mL
$16.96/ Single Bottle
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Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

Winemaker Christina Netzl and her family organically farm 28 hectares in Carnuntum winemaking region, located just east of Vienna. The Grüner Veltliner is bright and refreshing. Spontaneous fermentation in steel tank, bottled unfined and unfiltered and is slightly cloudy in the glass due to sediment.


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Staff Pick Notes

This is a lovely unfiltered and unfined wine from winemaker Christina Netzl. Her vineyard is located just east of Vienna. Christina's life has been always connected to vines and winemaking. Both her parents and her grandparents were winemakers and she studied oenology in London before returning to Austria. Now she runs the vineyards and has adopted organic viticulture methods. This wine is a perfect example. It's hazy, with a pronounced yellow apple flavor, a pleasant yeasty finish, and a light effervescence. Grüner Veltliner is considered a simple, fresh white wine and that is true here. But Christina has created a wine that has layers of flavors and concentration...I really like this wine!

- AFR

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