Forstreiter Gruuner Niederosterreich 2020

Weingut Forstreiter GmbH

Forstreiter Gruuner Niederosterreich
2020

$15.95

* Suggested retail price
Product code
13657731
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
SAQ Continuous Supply
Status
Available
Type of product
Still wine
Country
Austria
Regulated designation
Qualitätswein
Region
Niederösterreich
Appellation
Wachau
Varietal(s)
Grüner Veltliner 100 %
Alcohol percentage
12,5%
Colour
White
Sugar
Dry
Sugar content
2.7 g/l
Closure type
Metal screw cap
Aging potential
ready to drink
Winery's website

About this winery

Meinhard Forstreiter took over the estate from his parents in 2001 with his wife Isabella, thoroughly modernising the operation. He had grown up on the estate and was of course familiar with every detail, every corner of its vineyards: the detailed conditions of the individual microclimates, the vines and their specific characteristics. Since then, the establishment has grown steadily to the point where they now have a proud fifty-four hectares under cultivation, where they primarily grow and...

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Product notes

2016 - WINE SPECTATOR 90/100 - BEST VALUES

Winemaking notes

Since 1868, the winery has been owned by the family. Hollenburg is an old wine-growing community in the Krems district of Donau, located in the Kremstal wine region. The warm days through the foothills of the Pannonian climate and the nights that are strongly cooled by the Danube and the northwest wind of the Waldviertel are elements of the microclimate that make this area an excellent basin for the production of extremely fruity and spicy wines.

Tasting notes

A Grüner Veltliner with fresh fruit notes like lime and green apple. In addition, it presents a typical pepper note. Through its lively and ample mouth, we can detect a charming and subtle smell of sweet peach that stretches into a long and harmonious finish.