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Austria

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Grüner Veltliner

2020

Bottle / 75cl

12%

Karl Fritsch Organic Grüner Veltliner Wagram 2020

Crisp and mineral style Gruvee with slight salty finish

Producer | Fritsch
Country of origin |
Region | Lower Austria, Wagram
Grape Variety |
Also known as ‘gru-vee’. From the light bodied, crisp, fresh and lean style to the fuller-bodied riper styles, GV or gru-vee as it’s become known, can deliver it all. The hallmark of a good Gruner is its acidity level which is always high. Don’t be fooled by its delicate expression as it first hits your palate; this grape tends to open up on the mid-palate to express citrus, spicy and mineral notes. Always with a good length. The younger wine for everyday enjoyment tend to show some white pepper and lime notes. At the more premium end, single vineyard produced wines or slightly aged styles, have a richer body and mouthfeel with complexity
Vintage | 2020
Size | Bottle / 75cl
ABV | 12%
Allergens | Sulphites
Style |
A wine that is light bodied and under 12.5% alcohol with medium to high acidity and delicate primary fruity aromas. Think varietal expression, fruit purity and precision rather than emphasis on wine making i.e battonage, reduction, oak, lees contact. These are refreshing wines with wide appeal. Typical tasting note expressions are ‘crisp’, ‘fresh’, ‘zesty’, ‘cool climate’, ‘purity of fruit’, ‘lean’. In its simplest form a light bodied wine would be equivalent to ‘skimmed’ milk and a full- bodied wine equivalent to blue-top, ‘whole fat’ milk. If your preference is for lighter bodied wines, look out for these grape varieties – young Gruner Veltliner, young Riesling, Pinot Bianco/Blanc, Frappato, unaged Chardonnay, Cinsault (whites), Pinot Noir, Gamay, Kadarka (reds).

Price £11.69

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Description

Light golden yellow, scent of a basket full of ripe fruits like peaches and apricots, extract sweet body, mineral core revealing thrilling acidity; through its salty and juicy appearance it is a perfect wine with all the merits of a Great Growth, stays on the palate. The Fritsch family are the epitome of the Wagram region having been the driving force of quality wine in Wagram for decades. Karl’s father launched the first initiative of wines of quality in 1989. Karl has 20 hectares of hilly vineyards at 240m altitude on loess dominated soils, which in minerals and fossils

Food pairing

Fried chicken, schnitzel, terrine, eggs, paneer curry, artichoke, grilled asparagus

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