Grüner Veltliner Löss 2020
Grüner Veltliner Löss forms the basis of our portfolio. It is sourced from vines growing on the eponymous loess soils. They have been formed over the millennia. We are talking about mineral dust of weathered alpine rocks, crushed under the weight of ice age glaciers. Enormous storms have deposited this dust, in various mineral compositions of clays, lime, quartz and mica, along the Danube and its tributary valleys. The mineral-rich and porous soil characterizes the typical bright fruit and fine spice of this Veltliner.
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The grapes were selectively harvested by hand from mid-September till early October. They were slightly crushed and shortly macerated before we gently pressed them off with low pressure. Temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless-steel. Matured on the lees for 4 months. Bottled in March 2021.
Fruity entrée, white flowers, apple, green pears, subtle nuances of herbs; fine acidity, bright fruit character, some mirabelle, yellow apple, beautiful texture, very versatile food companion.
12 % vol.
Chilled, approx. 10°C