Grüner Veltliner Langenlois 2020
Every wine producing village is unique in terms of location, geology and wine culture. The Ortswein (Village Wine) tradition is centuries old and reflects this geological, microclimatic and cultural spectrum. The historic town of Langenlois is not only the center of the Kamptal appellation, it is also our center of life. Our Veltliner vines predominantly grow on limy, partly clayey, loess and loam soils, which cover an area stretching from the southeast of Langenlois to the higher elevated western plateau. This elegant Veltliner, bottled after over 6 months of aging on the lees, is characterized by pithy fruit and spicy minerality, which unmistakably reflect its origin and the character of the people who live here.
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The grapes were selectively harvested by hand at the end of September and in early October. They were slightly crushed and macerated for some hours before we gently pressed them off with low pressure. Fermented in stainless-steel and matured for several months on the lees. Bottled at high atmospheric pressure during the waxing moon in April 2021.
Expressive fruit in the nose, red apple, grapefruit, some hay and corianderseeds, smoky and mineral verve; juicy on the palate, again red apple, also yellow fruits, little bit yeasty, elegant Veltliner-spice, velvety texture, good tension & grip.
12,5 % vol.
3-5 years +
Chilled, approx. 10°C