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Ried Grub 1. Lage Grüner Veltliner 2018

DAC Kamptal Reserve, Schloss Gobelsburg, 750 ml

750 ml
Selection Baur au Lac Vins30
Grape variety: Grüner Veltliner
Producer: Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg
Origin: Österreich / Niederösterreich / Kamptal
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Article nr. 15008718
Grape variety: Grüner Veltliner
Producer: Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg
Origin: Österreich / Niederösterreich / Kamptal
Other vintages:

Description

The protected vat (Grub, Grube = pit) produces a powerful wine with an intense and complex aroma of blood orange, exotic fruit such as mango and pineapple and a hint of caramel, saffron and nutmeg. Full and opulent on the palate, supported by a perfectly integrated acidity. Its pronounced taste and the characterful mineral astringency resonate for a long time with a hint of forest honey.

Attributes

Origin: Österreich / Niederösterreich / Kamptal
Site / vineyard: Ried Grub
Grape variety: Grüner Veltliner
Label: Vegan, Certified integrated production
Ripening potential: 2 to 10 years
Serving temperature: 10 to 12 °C
Food pairing suggestion: Mild Asian dishes, Baked egli fillets with tartare sauce, Crispy roast chicken, Cheese board, Risotto with ceps
Vinification: fermentation in steel tank, soft pressing
Harvest: hand-picking, strict selection, in small boxes
Maturation: in large wooden barrel/foudre
Bottling: filtration
Volume: 13.5 %
Note: Contains sulphites
Producer

Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg

The first written evidence of Schloss Gobelsburg dates from 1074, but it was in 1171 that the Cistercian monks from the Zwettl monastery obtained the first vineyards at Heiligenstein and at Gaisberg in the Kamptal. Visitors entering the baroque-style complex built on a slight mound sense this tradition, this spirit, this experience accumulated over the centuries. The view takes in all the surroundings, from the village of Gobelsburg to the vine-covered hills of Heiligenstein. Inside, near the parish church where couples say yes for life, when the weather is pleasant, the pretty and romantic garden invites all to rest for a while.

Grüner Veltliner and Riesling cover most of the countryside, while Zweigelt, Pinot Noir, St. Laurent and Merlot occupy about a quarter of the surface. Production guidelines are strict, and the winegrowing has adapted to the latest developments while still respecting the methods practiced by the monks. Wines are vinified and aged exceptionally gently. The Gobelsburg team tries to obtain authentic wines which respect and express their origin’s personality and individuality. Michael Moosbrugger’s ingeniously simple idea illustrates this quest for progress: casks on wheels use gravity to avoid damaging the wine through pumping. The casks are made from wood from nearby Manhartsberg and not from popular French or American oak.

 

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Schloss Gobelsburg
Grape variety

Grüner Veltliner

From Austria to the world

With the Grüner Veltliner, the Austrians have conquered the world. In New York bars today, people order "a glass of Gruner" as nonchalantly as if they have never drunk anything else. Despite its name, it has nothing to do with the northern Italian region of Valtellina (Veltlin in German). It is a natural cross between Traminer and a grape Methuselah with a unique DNA profile, found in Sankt Georgen in the Leitha Mountains. As far as is known, this is the only stock of its kind. Grüner Veltliner demonstrates exceptional versatility. It yields fresh, lively whites with the typical “pfefferl” – a spicy, piquant note – as well as dense, mineral top wines. Sparkling and sweet wines are also pressed from them. In total, it occupies almost two-thirds of Austrian vineyards. It achieves its best along the Danube, around the Kamp Valley, in Kremstal or in the Wachau.

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Gruener Veltliner
Subregion

Kamptal

Kamptal: a dynamic atmosphere north of the Danube

With an ever-growing number of leading vintners, Kamptal has increasingly stood out in recent years from the shadow of the legendary Wachau region. The basis for this are the various terroirs in this broad-ranging valley. At Loisium, the region is also host to a spectacular, futuristic visitor center.

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Region

Niederösterreich

Lower Austria: crus near and far from the Danube

Austria's largest state is also its largest wine region. 46,000 hectares are planted with vines in Lower Austria. It is a heterogenic wine region, consisting of eight wine growing areas. While white varieties like Grüner Veltliner and Riesling dominate in the areas north and west of Vienna, red varieties set the tone in the south and in the southeast (Thermenregion and Carnuntum). The internationally famous white crus from Grüner Veltliner and Riesling develop in the picturesque Wachau and Kamptal.

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Niederoesterreich S
Country

Austria

Austria – Sumptuous culture, accessible to all

Austria is characterized by unbelievable topographical diversity. A flat steppe in the east, forests and hills in the Alpine regions, wetlands and Mediterranean landscapes in the south. This in addition to a rich tradition and even greater love. It’s no surprise that the Romans found joy on this patch of Earth and cultivated wine growing. Austrian wine is not abundant, but it is high quality.

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