Wine & Spirits 101
Gruner Veltliner is the most well known, widely planted grape in Austria. This well adapted varietal produces dry, light to full bodied wines with notes of spice and aromatics. Within these parameters are two unique styles. The first is light and fresh, with a focus on mouth-watering citrus notes and minerality, often with a slight spritz, perfect for hot summer days. The second is more spicy, full bodied and complex, able to age for several years before reaching maturity.
Gruner Veltliner also pairs well with a variety of dishes, especially salads and vegetables due to its savory notes and grassy minerality. It is a perfect option for Sauvignon Blanc lovers and those who enjoy the richness and power of Chardonnay.
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