Wine Enthusiast 91"This wine leads with lovely touch of flint, accentuating its green pear and lemon zest aromas. On the palate, it’s light and dry, with a phenolic character that lends both texture and structure, adding complexity to all the freshness."—A.K.
Wine Spectator 92 "An exuberant style, gaining a fizzy impression from the minerality. The core expresses peach, tarragon and cardamom details, but the savoriness takes the front seat. Very well-built, with focused acidity and a vivid structure. Echoing finish. Drink now through 2027. 2,524 cases
"Fresh and expressive, with citrus, floral and mineral flavors that linger in the mouth. It practically invites you to have a second glass." ~Eric Asimov, The New York Times "This is by far the best vintage ever of this wine. A very pretty fragrance, and the palate is remarkably salty and
Wine Enthusiast 88 Notes of juicy green pear characterize the nose. The palate is less defined when it comes to fruit but is easy, fluid, fresh and very light. This is almost translucent in flavor and has a dry finish.
Wine Enthusiast 91 "Yeast, miso and green pear make for an appetizing nose. The evident spritz on the palate makes these flavors pop even more in the mouth where lemon freshness and white pepper frame the lovely pear fruit. This is slender, dry but very expressive." Wine Spectator 90 "Very
Wine Enthusiast 87“The nose of this wine brims with cool-ferment peardrop notes. The palate follows with lemony freshness and a dry, easydrinking style. It is made for uncomplicated but lasting refreshment.” ~A.K.
" This wine is going to become one of those once-a-year things where it's only available for maybe three months and then you have to wait till the next vintage. We ship all the estate-bottled wine they will give us. We used to continue with another cuvee from purchased organic fruit, but the problem
Wine Spectator 92 "Lovely aromas of lily, rose, vanilla and coconut accent the peach and pineapple flavors in this white. A firm structure and dense texture make this complete. Multidimensional, with enough acidity for balance, and the body helps out. Persistent saline finish. Grüner
Wine Enthusiast 92BEST BUY“This wine's fern, soy and fresh yeast aromas promise an interesting palate. The palate continues in this fresh, savory fashion, adding bright lemon notes for freshness and poise. A slender, spicy, subtle wine.” ~A.K.
Christoph Hoch has very active, chalky soil much like what is found in the Cote des Blancs in Champagne. Upon learning this, he wanted to try out making a pet nat. In an effort to learn about sparkling wine, he spent time in Champagne with DeSousa, Laherte, and Tarlant. Benoit Tarlant (of Champagne
Wine Advocate 97 "Aged for 17 years in a domestic 3,500-liter cask before it was bottled in August 2014, the 1997 Riesling Vinothek is the best part of the regular 1997 Riesling Smaragd Im Weingebirge, which was bottled and marketed in late 1998. The aged Vinothek version offers a fascinatingly
TECHNICAL INFORMATION: 100% Zweigelt/Pinot Noir Alcohol: 11.5 % vol. Residual Sugar: 6.4 g/L pH: 3.2 Total Acidity: 6.1 g/L Total Sulphur: 90 mg/L The limestone mix soil found in the Traisental area produces outstanding Veltliner and Rieslings with unmistakable character and distinction. The
Vinous Media 88 "Limpid orange. Spice-tinged red berry and citrus fruit aromas and flavors show good focus and hint of musky earth. Dry and nervy, with firm bite and tangy lift and a gripping finish that echoes the citrus note. -- Josh Raynolds" Tasting Notes "Very light in colour and some
Wine Enthusiast 90 Best Buy "An earthy touch combines with the ripe lemon-zest notes on the nose. The palate focuses purely on lemon with a lip-smacking juicy core of freshness. This is light, dry, tart and tingling with refreshment and verve." TASTING NOTES A hello! aroma, linden and woodruff
"Dry- Mellow citrus, delicate yet complex, fresh fruit and a little peppery. This sparkling Grüner Veltliner is delicate yet complex, with a mellow citrus color, appealing peppery notes, elegantly fresh fruit, and fine Mousseux with an invigorating finish." ~ Winery notes
Wine Enthusiast 87 "Subtle notes of ripe yellow pear on the nose are toned down by lemon freshness on the light easy-drinking dry palate. Lots of verve and juiciness make for an ideal aperitif or party wine." "This is an intense and concentrated wine offering pleasant citrus and grapefruit
This is 100% Blaufrankisch grapes. It has been spontaneously fermented and then aged for 2-3 months in stainless steel. On first sight, it is a very bright rose in color with orange highlights. Substantial aromas of red apples, strawberries and raspberries, with hints of vanilla and cherries on the
James Suckling 92Cool white peach, apple and slightly smoky notes. A wealth of citrusy freshness and generous acidity gives this wine drive and energy, rather than making it tart. The finish is seriously minerally and bone-dry. Drink or hold.
The Vorspannhof Mayr Zweigelt is light to medium in weight, with some cherry flavors, a hit of peppery spice, and good acidity. Lower in alcohol so don't be shy to chill this puppy down and use it as an alternative to Pinot Noir or Beaujolais! Zweigelt (pronounced: SVY-gelt) was made as a cross
Wine Advocate 93 Hans Czerny's 2017 Grüner Veltliner Fumberg is a picture book "GV" from the Wagram. The subtle bouquet is bright, fine and fresh but also ripe and just beautifully balanced, with a very delicate and fresh, even flinty-scented aroma. Highly delicate and elegant on the palate, this
James Suckling 93 "Who says that riesling from loess soils is always round and fruity, but never exciting? This is sleek and quite tart with so much pear, herb and mineral character, as well as a great, mineral finish. Better from 2018 and should develop for some years to come. Publish Date:
"An uncomplicated table wine with distinct cherry personality. This highly approachable RED is purely harmonious. The composition of its blend reflects the most important grape varieties in the vineyards: Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent. Purple color, cherry nose and hints of floral and