Weingut Pfaffl Gruner Veltliner Austrian Pepper 2011
Austrian Pepper 2008/ Fresh apple and pear flavored wine, very creamy, toasty almost with only just a pinch of pepper to go with the richness of the fruit. A warm, rounded wine, easily finished with acidity.Add winemaker's notes
External Reviews for Weingut Pfaffl Gruner Veltliner Austrian Pepper
Austrian Pepper 2008/ Fresh apple and pear flavored wine, very creamy, toasty almost with only just a pinch of pepper to go with the richness of the fruit. A warm, rounded wine, easily finished with acidity.
Austrian Pepper 2013 - 88 points, Wine Enthusiast/ Clean, tight and crisp, this treads a straight, citrusy path seamed by a phenolic touch and the aroma of crisp, green pears.
Roman Pfaffl has stood at the helm of his family’s acclaimed Austrian wine estate for over 30 years. During this time Roman, together with his wife and children, has focused on crafting impeccable wines that reflect authentic Austrian terroir through their depth, minerality and balance. The family’s dedication to quality has earned Weingut R&A Pfaffl a reputation as the leading winery in Weinviertel, Austria’s largest and best-known wine region. The estate produces fine wines from 75 hectares of vineyards in 10 villages throughout the Weinviertel. “The Dot” is Pfaffl’s fun, food friendly, accessible line of wines. Production Area Lower Austria (Niederösterreich). This region is located around the capital of Vienna and is Austria’s largest wine-growing area. Grape Varieties 100% Grüner Veltliner Vinification Grapes are de-stemmed. The must and skins stand for four hours before being gently pressed by a pneumatic press. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks and the wine is stored in tank up to five months before bottling. Color Pale gold with green reflections Bouquet Aromatic, with notes of citrus, spice and wild herbs Taste Lively and fruit-forward on the palate, with a hint of black pepper and a spicy finish Alcohol 11.5% Serving Suggestions A versatile, food-friendly wine delicious with a range of dishes – from favorite American fare to Asian-inspired dishes.
Austrian Pepper 2010 - 88 points, WineReviewOnline.com/ One of the leaders in Weinviertel, a subregion of the Niederösterreich, Pfaffl is a family owned estate just outside of Vienna that deserves their fine reputation. This, what they refer to as their “entry level” wine is a stunning example of a bargain-priced Grüner Veltliner, Austria’s signature white grape. It’s a light (11.5% stated alcohol) vibrant wine with good viscosity and spice. A cutting edge makes it a fine choice for any fare from spicy dishes to simply grilled fish. It delivers far more than you’d expect from a $15 wine.
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This wine is 100% Gruner Veltliner. After being pressed gently on a pneumatic press, grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks for up to five months. A light gold-colored wine with a spicy, citrusy nose. Flavor is fresh and fruity, with spice on the finish.