Stiftskellerei Grüner Veltliner 2018

14.99 11.99

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  • 20% of Austria

Description

Groovy gru vee from Austria’s oldest wine estate, this delicious white comes from across the Klosterneuberg vineyards between Vienna and Thermenregion in Lower Austria.

Pale in colour with restrained notes of green apple, grapefruit and white flowers, this is beautifully crisp and refreshing on the palate, with apple, pear and citrus flavours, subtle floral and herbal notes, and classic Grüner hints of white pepper on the finish.

  • Crisp, dry, fruity
  • 750 ml
  • 12.5% Alcohol
  • Screwcap
  • Drink by 2021
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Producer: Stift Klosterneuburg

When you're out finding your first Austrian winery, you might as well make it a good one. Stift Klosterneuburg, on the grounds of Klosterneuburg Cathedral just outside Vienna, is the oldest wine estate in Austria and one of the oldest in the world, with a history dating back as far as the Augustine monks who've resided there since St. Leopold established a monastery and church in 1114. Klosterneuburg redefines sustainability — there are vineyards here that have been in continuous production for 900 years (albeit with occasional replantings!).

Still owned by the Augustine Order, the winery is Europe's first certified carbon neutral wine producer, an ongoing process that incorporates everything from the carbon neutral power plant that powers the entire monastery campus, to how employees get to and from work.

Vineyards are split between the immediate locales of Klosterneuburg and Vienna for the white wines, with vineyards for the reds located further south in the Thermenregion, one of the most renowned regions for Austrian red wines. Grüner Veltiner, Riesling and Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc) dominate the whites, with St. Laurent, Zweigelt and Pinot Noir the most celebrated of the reds.

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