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Geyerhof Ried Hoher Rain Grüner Veltliner 2020

Think pear and peach in syrup. Yum!
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Primary Notes: Gooseberry Asparagus Pepper Starfruit Clay

Secondary Notes: Honey

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Dryness: Dry

Acidity: High

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Origin: Kremstal, Austria

Maker: Geyerhof

Grape: Grüner Veltliner

Fermentation: Organic, Biodynamic, Vegan Steel Only

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Serving Temperature: Best served between 6–8 degrees.

Asian Food Pairing: Sashimi and sushi, Thai seafood salad, Thai curry, popiah

Western Food Pairing: Tafelspitz, Weiner Schnitzel, soft cheeses, or artichoke and grilled asparagus.

Description

Geyerhof Ried Hoher Rain Grüner Veltliner

Geyerhof Ried Hoher Rain offers elegant fruit flavours and a silky character. Pale gold in the glass. Fresh pear and apple aromas on the nose with a yeasty richness and delicate herb accents of mint and white pepper. The medium-bodied palate has an invigorating acidity, silky texture and good substance. Pure Veltliner fruitiness with bubbles of juicy grapefruit and lemon citrus, pear and peach in syrup flavours. Stoney mineral and honey finish.

100% Grüner Veltliner from Geyerhof's Ried Hoher Rain vineyard. 100 years ago, mining activities took place below this site, but now the sandy-loam soils are home to Grüner Veltliner. Thanks to the soil's abundant nutrients and water storage capacity, this site offers elegant fruit with a silky character.


Manual harvesting of the fruit in small boxes at the beginning of October. Following this, the grapes go through whole bunch pressing. Slow fermentation in stainless steel tanks, ageing on full lees for 5 months. Vegan.

Ageing potential: Drink until 2032.

 
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