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Gruner Veltliner Langenlois, Gobelsburg

Langenlois  is the warmest area in the Kamptal and the loess soils here produce a very distinctive wine. Young vines (under 35 years) and fermented and aged in Austrian oak, this is classic mid-weight GV with real flavor of place. These wines are an overview of the types of wines produced in a particular area, while the single vineyard wines are a study in individuality.

Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
Austria
Region:
Kamptal
Variety:
Gruner Veltliner
Color:
White
Case Pack:
6
Bottle Size:
750
Farming Practice:
Sustainable
Import Partner:
Terry Theise
UPC:
9120002400316

Tasting Notes

I was wary. Yet another wine? Sure, I understand this is a “village” wine to lead in to the Crus coming up, and I appreciate how Michi didn’t want to jump from the negoç wine directly to Steinsetz. But whew, we got a lot of skus as it is….. The first sip demolished my concerns. It contains young-vines juice from the sites Redling, Thal, Lamm (!), Renner and Grub, which makes those wines even better. It shows superb focus in an herbal direction; hyssop and spearmint, leading into a spicy finish that leaves a tingle behind. Mid-palate is tense and vigorous, with “physio” sweetness. – Terry Thiese

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Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
90
Date:
2017-08-31