Grüner Veltliner Langenlois 2018
Every wine village is unique in terms of location, elevation and geology. An Ortswein (Village Wine) reflects this geological and microclimatic spectrum. The historic town Langenlois is no only the center of the Kamptal appellation, it is also our center of life. Gruener Veltliner is predominantly grown on limy, partly clayey, loess and loam soils, which cover the area from the southeast to the higher lying western plateau. This elegant Veltliner, bottled after over 6 months on the lees, is characterized by pithy fruit and spicy minerality, which unmistakably reflect its origin.
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Selective harvest by hand throughout mid-September. Destemmed and crushed. Without sulphurisation of the juice. Gently pressed off with low pressure. Fermented in stainless-steel, with local Kamptal yeast. Partial spontaneous malolactic fermentation. Matured for several months on the lees. Bottled at high atmospheric pressure during the waxing moon in March 2019.
Authentic Veltliner spice in the nose, meadow herbs, some sage, yellow apples and pears, sandy minerality coming through; white pepper, quince, hints of citrus fruits, well integrated acidity, firm texture, great character with herbal and earthy notes in the finish.
12,5 % vol.
3-5 years +
Chilled, approx. 10°C