Articles tagged with the word "gruner veltliner":

The Wines of Austria, Stephen Brook

Published on January 14, 2016

Stephen Brook has long been working with Austrian wines and is a source of many an amusing anecdote, and artefactual aside. He is well placed to document the country’s status quo.

A Kamptal quintet

Published on July 25, 2011

During a recent visit, a group of five growers hosted a tasting from their small corner of Kamptal, which is renowned for its grüner veltliners and rieslings.

Loess is more for grüner veltliner

Published on July 13, 2011

In Lower Austria there is a divide between riesling and grüner veltliner which keeps riesling on primary rock and grüner veltliner on loess. Loess, it seems does remarkable things to grüner veltliner – the wines are creamier, fatter, richer, and more immediately fruity in youth.

Austria: vintage 2009 along the Danube

Published on June 3, 2010

Vintage 2009 in the regions adjoining the river Danube in Austria was a turbulent time, with hard vineyard work emerging supreme.

Grüner veltliner

Published on December 18, 2009

Grüner veltliner is Austria’s flagship white grape variety, the best of which have beaten Burgundian chardonnays in blind tasting assessments of quality.

Austria’s grüner veltliner ageing gracefully

Published on August 24, 2009

Grüner veltliner (grooner velt-leaner) may not roll easily off an anglophone tongue, but wine made from this indigenous Austrian grape variety will liven up said tongue with some delicious flavours, both in youth, and, as explored here, in graceful age.

Lower Austria

Published on June 6, 2009

Lower Austria – mainly the Wachau, Kremstal and Kamptal – is home to some of the best, longest-lived white wines to be found on the planet.

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