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2019 Forstreiter Gruner Veltliner Kremstal Kremser KoglGruner Veltliner from Austria

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Meinhard Forstreiter took over the estate from his parents in 2001 with his wife Isabella, thoroughly modernizing the operation. He had grown up on the estate and was of course...

  • 93 Wine Enthusiast
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About

93

"Yeast and salty miso are the chief notions on the nose. The palate adds pepper and wonderfully vivid, slight spritz to the slender but concentrated body while lemon brightness highlights the purity."
-- ANNE KREBIEHL MW

Product Description:

Meinhard Forstreiter took over the estate from his parents in 2001 with his wife Isabella, thoroughly modernizing the operation. He had grown up on the estate and was of course familiar with every detail, every corner of its vineyards: the detailed conditions of the individual microclimates, the vines and their specific characteristics. Since then, the establishment has grown steadily to the point where they now have a proud fifty-four hectares under cultivation, where they primarily grow and vinify Grüner Veltliner in all its various shapes and sizes – crisp, lively wines as well as supple, almost Burgundian bottlings with a creamy texture. In addition, Forstreiter produces elegant Rieslings, a fine Sauvignon Blanc and the particularly delicious & inviting Gelber Muskateller, accompanied by velvety reds from Zweigelt, Sankt Laurent & Pinot Noir, which are marketed successfully all over the world.
-- Estate

Product Detail

Item # 122131
Country Austria
Region Niederosterreich-Lower Austria
Sub-Region Kremstal
Ratings

93 - Wine Enthusiast

Vintage 2019
Color White
ABV 12.5%
Varietal(s) Gruner Veltliner
Size 750mL
Closure Screwtop
Features
Taste high acid, asparagus, white pepper, citrus and grapefruit
Nose melon, citrus and spice