Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner (spelled Gruener when the umlaut is not present and also known as Weissgipfler, Manhardsrebe Grüner Muskateller) is the most widely planted grape in Austria, making up for 1/3 of the country's wine production. Although the exact origins of the grape are unknown, records of its existence date as far back as Roman times. One parent is known to be Traminer, the other remains unknown. Gruener Veltiner is indigenous to Austria, though it is now being grown throughout the world including New Zealand and Oregon. Although Gruener Veltliner is grown throughout the country, it is predominantly known from the Wachau, Kamptal, Kremstal, Weinvertel and Wagram regions. Gruener Veltliner is extremely susceptible to its terroir taking on the soil and climate characteristics of each region dramatically. For example, Gruener from the Kamptal is often recognized as a more mineral style whilst Gruener from the Wachau is much more serious and acidic. Typically, Gruener Veltliner is recognized as Read more »

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Grüner Veltliner on Snooth

  • Bio-Weingut H.u. M. Hofer Grüner Veltliner Trocken 2007

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    Wine review by ecord


  • Hiedler Grüner Veltliner Löss 2006

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    Wine review by Inti


  • Hofer Grüner Veltliner Trocken 2004

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    Mission: Picnic. This guy sports a crown cap, so bottle opener or lighter will surely assist popping open in seconds. The latest vintage 2007 rings in under $10, for 1000ml (not the standard 750ml) and could be out of stock by the start of summer. The usual profile of white pepper and crisp dried white fruits emerge on sniff and sip. My cheap-ch... Read More

    Wine review by nusch


  • Nikolaihof Grüner Veltliner Smaragd Im Weingebirge 2006

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Nigl Grüner Veltliner Privat 2007

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    big lush Gruner with apple/citrus fruit and fresh snap pea, medium bodied with soft texture and long peppery finish. Really good stuff but a bit tight still. Needs some time to show its stuffing. Read More

    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Bio-Weingut H.u. M. Hofer Grüner Veltliner Trocken 2007

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    Sealed with a bottle cap, so i had to try it. Mineral and acidic, but very plain. There's a tiny amount of tropical fruits on the mouth and there's an ok mineral finish, but its a pretty cheap plain wine. However for the price its ok.Came in a 1.0 liter bottle. Read More

    Wine review by Philip


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    Forum post in the topic Food Pairing 101


  • Forstreiter Gv Grooner 2005

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    Gruner veltliner comes in two forms. By day it is a wonderful well-rounded white wine popular in the wine bars of Vienna for an everyday glass. By night it is an age-worthy masterpiece of acidity and phenolic compounds vibing and interacting over years. Both are awesome wines and both have their place. This wine is one of my favorite versions of... Read More

    Wine review by evwgnyc


  • Berger Kremstal Gruner Veltliner 2006

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  • Holzapfel Grüner Veltliner Qualitätswein Trocken Wachau Steinfeder 2002

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    Jetzt steht er im Keller, muß ich wohl bald mal aufmachen. Read More

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