2010 Schloss Gobelsburg "Gobelsburger" Grüner Veltliner

SKU #1077286

89 points Parker's Wine Advocate: "Subtly floral scents; nips of cress and citrus peel; fresh French green bean; and low-toned coffee and lentil combined for a delightfully multi-faceted 2010 Gruner Veltliner Gobelsburger whose brashly juicy palate leads to a finish of impressive length, wherein salt, stone, and iodine convey dynamic and complex interaction with fruits, vegetables, and flowers. As has often been the case, this fine value offers an ideal introduction to the wiles of Austria’s national grape, though I could see someone maintaining that it was “too serious” for that purpose and preferring the easygoing charm of the corresponding Domaene Gobelsburg. Plan to enjoy this over the next 2-3 years."

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Gruner Veltliner

- Grüner Veltliner is the most widely planted grape variety in Austria, making up about a third of all the vineyard land in the country, according to importer extraordinaire Terry Thiese. The varietal has definitely increased in popularity of the past few years, as sommeliers and wine directors loaded their lists with this spicy white because it pairs well with so many things. Its bouquet has been described as floral, tending to toward musky, with hints of peppery greens, lentils, citrus and red fruit with a distinctive mineral quality. In the mouth the wine can be broad or precise, but is almost always distinguished by bracing acidity and flavors that mirror the nose. A notoriously good ager, you can drink GrüVes in their youth, or let them evolve in complexity in your cellar.


- Austria is a well-respected wine-growing region in Europe. Yet, even though they make about a third the volume of wine as Germany, not many of these fine bottles make it to the shelves of American wine merchants or restaurants. Lucky for us, their anonymity has translated into incredible value from simple, everyday whites to exquisite dessert wines. Austria shares many grape varieties with Germany—Riesling is king here, too. But the style of Austrian whites is much dryer and more potent. Grüner Veltliner is Austria's second-most-important varietal and makes whites of great versatility and pleasure. Click for a list of bestselling items from Austria.