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Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner is a white grape variety that is mainly grown in Austria and often produces the best of both worlds. Grüner Veltliner has legendary status at the Heurigen and officially delivers when yields are reduced. Aromatically, we find apple, peach and a little white pepper. Grüner Veltliner is one of the oldest and most widespread grape varieties in the country.

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Laser & Cream 2022

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Smooth, Elegant
24,90 €
33,20 €/L
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Muschelkalk Weiß 2021

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Vegetative
Smooth
13,80 €
18,40 €/L
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Grüner Veltliner Dürnstein 2020

winestyle-img Fresh & Juicy
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Quaffable
14,50 €
19,33 €/L
sale

Orbis 2017

winestyle-img Rich & Deep
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Vegetative
Creamy
Normal price 28,50 € Special Price 26,90 €
35,87 €/L
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Himmel auf Erden 2020

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Rich, Fine-meshed
26,90 €
35,87 €/L

Hirschensuperreyn 2021

winestyle-img Rich & Deep
Vegetative
From invigorating herbs, grasses, hay to chamomile and notes of essential oils.
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Spicy
Like an embrace of strong, warmer aromas from pepper to coriander, cloves, vanilla to tobacco and leather.
Complex, Fine-meshed
28,50 €
38,00 €/L
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Grüner Veltliner Hirschenreyn 2019

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Spicy
Like an embrace of strong, warmer aromas from pepper to coriander, cloves, vanilla to tobacco and leather.
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Rich, Sweet
19,50 €
26,00 €/L
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Grüner Veltliner Hirschenreyn 2021

winestyle-img Rich & Deep
Spicy
Like an embrace of strong, warmer aromas from pepper to coriander, cloves, vanilla to tobacco and leather.
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Elegant, Smooth
23,50 €
31,33 €/L
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Grüner Veltliner Horizont 2021

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Structured, Juicy
14,50 €
19,33 €/L
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Mechthild 2019

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Elegant, Fine-meshed
96,00 €
128,00 €/L
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Timotheus 2019

winestyle-img Rich & Deep
Spicy
Like an embrace of strong, warmer aromas from pepper to coriander, cloves, vanilla to tobacco and leather.
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Complex, Elegant
38,90 €
51,87 €/L

Where does Grüner Veltliner come from?

Grüner Veltliner originally comes from Austria, more precisely from the Wachau wine-growing region in the province of Lower Austria. The existence of the grape variety dates back to the Middle Ages and there are several theories as to how the variety originated. One of these states that Grüner Veltliner was created through the natural crossing of the Traminer and St. Georgener grape varieties.

Where is Grüner Veltliner grown?

In Austria, Grüner Veltliner is mainly grown in the Wachau, Kremstal, Kamptal, Traisental and Weinviertel wine-growing regions. With an annual production of over 70,000 hectoliters, Grüner Veltliner is the most widely cultivated grape variety in Austria. In recent years, however, the grape variety has also made a name for itself in other parts of Europe and even overseas, particularly in Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, but it is not yet very widespread. It is known for producing wines of high quality, both in dry and slightly sweet versions. It also has the characteristic of being able to be harvested both early and late, producing different flavor profiles. Grüner Veltliner is an important part of the Austrian wine industry and offers a unique flavor and experience to wine lovers around the world.

On which soils and in which climate does Grüner Veltliner grow particularly well?

Grüner Veltliner grows best on light, sandy soils with good drainage capacity. A warm, sunny location is ideal for this grape variety, as it needs plenty of light and warmth to develop its full aroma and ripen fully. Soils with calcareous and gravelly soil structures are particularly suitable for this variety. The microclimate also plays a major role, especially the coolness and humidity offered by the vineyards in the Wachau and Kamptal regions. This ensures a more intense aroma development and higher acidity in the wine, which gives it a good structure and longevity.

What does Grüner Veltliner taste like?

Grüner Veltliner has a characteristic, fruity aroma with notes of green apples, citrus fruits and peach. The taste is fresh and tangy, often with a slight spiciness and pleasant acidity. The aromas can vary depending on where the grapes were grown and how long they were left on the skins. Some wines also have notes of ginger, tea leaves and green peppers. These aromas and flavors are the result of the particular soil conditions and the microclimate in which the grapes grow. In Burgenland, there are Veltliner clones that tend towards a yellow-fruity aroma, with the best wines being produced by Lichtenberger Gonzalez on the Leithaberg.

What dishes does Grüner Veltliner go well with?

Grüner Veltliner is a versatile wine that goes well with a variety of dishes. It goes well with white meat, such as chicken or fish, as well as light vegetarian dishes. Its fresh and tangy nature also makes it ideal with Asian dishes and strong cheeses. It is also an excellent accompaniment to traditional dishes such as Wiener Schnitzel and Tafelspitz. Its high acidity and the aromas of green apples and citrus fruits make it particularly good with dishes that need a light and fresh component. It is a wonderful accompaniment to food and a popular choice among gourmets.

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