Allram Gruner Veltliner Gaisberg Ried Erste Lage Kamptal 2016
A beautiful 1er Cru Grüner Veltliner derived from Gaisberg, regarded as some of the best terroir in Kamptal
This Erste Lage or 1er Cru (1ÖTW) Grüner Veltliner is all about the quality of the fruit dervied from the excellent terroir at Gaisberg. Deep yellow green in colour this has excellent spicy fruit, delicate sweetness and a well balanced acidity. Mineral, quince, blood orange, honeydew melon are all on the palate. This is a powerful, juicy and dense, elegant, long and multi-faceted wine suited to spicy, aromatic food. Drink now or save for 10+ years.
Austrian family-run estate Allram have long been one of the leading wineries in the prestigious Kamptal region. Owners Michaela and Erich Haas-Allram have holdings of both Riesling and Grüner Veltliner in some of Austria's most prized vineyards including Heiligenstein, Gaisberg and Renner. For the past three years however their son, 28 year old Lorenz, has been at the winemaking helm. Lorenz aims to harvest the very best fruit at perfect ripeness, and to produce clean, modern wines which show superb balance and real varietal character, with intensity and finesse. He's certainly hit the ground running!