2019 Nomad's Garden Gruner Veltliner

Medium-bodied, spicy and savoury - a great introduction to the Gruner Veltliner variety.
3.5
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Textural Gruner Veltliner from the Buffalo River area in the high Alpine Valleys of Victoria.

Slow-fermented and aged in old French oak, which a rarity for Gruner. There's a richness and spice on the palate, enhanced by lees contact.

The final of our experimental wines for 2019 is a Gruner Veltliner. This fruit was sourced from brothers Stef and Peter Antonello, they planted their vineyard at Buffalo River in 1992. Although a majority of their vineyard is planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Prosecco they also have some smaller plantings of alternative varieties such as this Gruner Veltliner which was planted in 2014.

This wine is experimental for us in that we knew very little about the variety and decided to ferment it in French Oak barrels as opposed to stainless steel which is common practice in its native Austria.

Customer Reviews

3.5
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars
Based on 2 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 0 Total 4 star reviews: 1 Total 3 star reviews: 1 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
2 reviews
  • S
    Stefan
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 3 out of 5 stars
    Not your average Grüner

    Too much oak and wild yeast aromas for my liking

  • EE
    Emma E.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    3 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    I liked it a lot

    I will be buying more bottles of this wine. Textural and tasty enough to be drunk without a meal, yet subtle enough to accompany any type food. Very little, if any oak characteristics.

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