Grüner Veltliner


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Austria’s most important wine is produced in a myriad of styles, the most popular of which are lean, herbaceous, and peppery wines with mouth-watering acidity.

Primary Flavors

  • Starfruit
  • Gooseberry
  • Asparagus
  • White Pepper
  • Crushed Gravel

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

A very versatile food wine that makes an ideal palate cleanser. Try Grüner Veltliner with light meats and seafood such as sashimi and tarragon chicken.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly