Grüner Veltliner Kalk & Loess 2017

A light and fruity Veltliner from the vineyards around Herrnbaumgarten…

 

Origin: Herrnbaumgarten vineyards – Lower Austria

Soil: Loess. Every second row is planted with various blooming herbs and clover types to promote biodiversity and soil organisms (earthworms).

Harvest: Hand picking.

Grape processing & vinification: De-stemmed and instantly pressed; chilled fermentation, early filtering.

Analysis: Alc.: 12 % ABV; residual sugar: 1.0 g/l; acidity: 5.9 g/l

Description: Fresh and intense grapefruit aromas; steely and crystal clear on the palate, crisp and fresh, moreish.

Food pairing: Light antipasti, or just on its own.

Closure: Screw cap

Drinking temperature: 8-10°C

Best age to open: 6 to 18 month after harvest