2015 Sohm & Kracher Gruner Veltliner Alte Reben

Sohm & Kracher |Burgenland |Gruner Veltliner
A powerfully elegant Austrian Gruner Veltliner, produced by an all-star winemaker/sommelier combination.

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Not what one would come to expect from Gruner Veltliner, this wine is a step up in texture and flavour, more akin to Chardonnay, than what we are used to seeing from Gruner in Australia.

This has a full on mouthfeel, not quite oily, but texturally rich, only held back by the high acidity level found in this varietal.

Definitely one of the most unique offerings of Gruner out there, with more body texture and spice. Driven by its enormous floral bouquet, it also shows ripe fruit, all balanced out by a phenolic bitterness and surprising tannin profile.

Whole-bunch pressed and wild-yeast fermented, 80% in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks and 20% in large seasoned oak casks. Matured on fine lees in large seasoned oak casks for 20 months, followed by a further 5 months maturation in stainless steel tanks.

90 Points - "The 2015 Grüner Veltliner Alte Reben offers a clear and fascinating floral bouquet of concentrated white fruits intermixed with orange blossom, almond, olive oil and even some stony aromas. Full-bodied, rich and intense, this is a powerful but elegant and enormously floral Grüner Veltliner with ripe, intense, lingering fruit aromas intermixed with broom blossoms and counterbalanced by fine tannins and a nice bitterness. The 2015 is not bone dry and lacks a bit of finesse and refreshing transparency but it is complex and will age very well. Drink 2020-2030." Stephan Reinhardt (Wine Advocate)

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