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2018 Hiedler Gruner Veltliner 1OTW Kittmannsberg

2018 Hiedler Gruner Veltliner 1OTW Kittmannsberg

Organic
93 Points Wine Enthusiast
2018 Hiedler Gruner Veltliner 1OTW Kittmannsberg
93 Points Wine Enthusiast

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A superb European wine, this organic premium single vineyard Gruner from Hiedler is just gorgeous. This is a reserve label sourced from the Kittmannsberg vineyard, which is rated 'Premier Cru' (OTW Erste Lage). Like the best wines of its category, this impressive Gruner is broad and ripe with almost tropical with nutty spice dimensions, while somehow also remaining clean, fresh and mineral in its effect. A versatile food wine of deep interest and X factor. Try it!

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$49.99 in mixed 6+ or $55.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Grüner Veltliner

Its Origins

From 35 hectares of Erste Lage (Grand Cru) holdings in the Kamptal, the Hiedler family has been producing wine in Langelois since the mid-18th century. Starting in 1980, Ludwig and María Angeles Hiedler have led operations, while their son Ludwig Jr. finishes his winemaking studies and practicum at Von Volxem. Hiedler’s holdings are in the best vineyards in the Kamptal, with Riesling parcels in the Heiligenstein and Gaisberg, and Grüner Veltliner in the deep loess vineyards that rest at the base of those mountains: Lamm, Grub, and Renner. Hiedler’s other sites in the area include a ‘Grand Cru’ monopole, Thal, Spiegel, Steinhaus, and Loiserberg. In addition to Grüner Veltliner and Riesling, the Hiedlers work with Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc), the first plantings of which were planted by Ludwig’s father in the Schenkenbickl, a ‘Grand Cru’ plot just below the Käferberg. All organic/natural practices. Notably, malolactic fermentation is never blocked but allowed to occur naturally, allowing Hiedler a quite broad and unique dimension of texture and weight; a distinctive approach to both Grüner Veltliner and Riesling from this region.

What The Critics Say

93/100 Wine Enthusiast, Anne Krebiehl MW

"Lovely hints of russet and green pear peel on the nose announce both freshness and texture. The palate then presents a densely textured mouthfeel, layered with saltiness, yeast and miso-like savoriness. The fruit, almost of yellow plum, fleshes this out beautifully to create a very balanced wine."

92-93 Vinous, David Schildknecht (2015 vintage)

"Striking and unusual evocations of nutmeg-dusted cherry and purple plum dominate on the nose and on a palate palpably extract-rich and seemingly starched with lees. Piquant walnut and smoky dark tobacco add welcome counterpoint – and marginally more recognizable varietal character – on a resonant finish."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Gruner Veltliner

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Kamptal

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    13.50%

  • Maturity

    2019 - 2032

This Wine Goes Well With

with CANAPES
with CHICKEN
with PORK

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

This Wine is Also Available in a Case Deal

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