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2019 Hahndorf Hill White Mischief Gruner Veltliner

Adelaide Hills, SA

Great value introduction to Grüner Veltliner from one of the country's best producers of the variety.

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$20.00

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About The Wine

Larry Jacobs and his Hahndorf Hill team are pioneers in Australia when it comes to this classic Austrian grape variety, Grüner Veltliner.  This is their 'entry level' version but it really is so much more than that, with a swag of Trophies, Gold Medals and huge reviews under its belt in recent years.

As the HH team say themselves, "White Mischief is our exciting New World version of the more traditional styles of Gruner Veltliner", with the focus on bright aromatics and vibrant tropical and citrus fruit.

It's an immediately appealing and versatile white, and a wonderfully priced introduction to this variety with so much local potential.  Enjoy!

About Hahndorf Hill

Hahndorf Hill Winery (HHW) is owned by Larry Jacobs and Marc Dobson, who operate the boutique business together with a dedicated team.

Larry was once an intensive-care doctor who gave up medicine to become the founder of Mulderbosch Vineyards in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

His trailblazing label in the Adelaide Hills is regarded as the benchmark in Australia for Austrian varieties, this stuff is world class.

Larry Jacobs in his vineyard
Larry Jacobs in his vineyard
Adelaide Hills, SA
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From The Producer

White Mischief is our exciting New World version of the more traditional styles of Gruner Veltliner. This style gives free range to the exuberant aromatics that this exciting variety has the potential to produce, with both nose and palate brimming with a complex kaleidoscope of vibrant citrus, spice, ruby grapefruit, stone fruit and exotic tropicals. These long and intense flavours are all held together and balanced by a juicy acidity and the all-important textural rub. Perfect for all your seafood treats, white meats and your favourite South East Asian cuisine.

Blend : Grüner Veltliner (100%)
ABV : 13%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 13.0%
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Trophy + Gold Medal - Royal Melbourne Wine Show 2019

95Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Made in a New World fruit-driven style emphasising a broad range of varietal primary fruits. Hand-picked, chilled for 24 hours in small slotted bins, pressed, free-run fermented separately from the pressings then blended back to provide textural play, left on gross lees for a time." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

91Points
The Wine Front

"Excellent intensity. Juicy, pulpy citrus and melon, pepper and apple. A whisper of woodsmoke too. Somehow manages to have both crunch and texture. It works and then some." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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excellent value wine

Delicious wine at a ridiculous price - bright, crisp, perfect Spring drinking

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