Weingut Knoll Gruner Veltliner Federspiel
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Region: Niederösterreich, Austria
Grape varieties: 100% Gruner Veltliner
Weingut Knoll Gruner Veltliner Federspiel is an electric Austrian white that can be quite addicting. Ridiculously complex and energizing.
Song: What’s the Frequency, Kenneth by R.E.M.
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About Weingut Knoll Gruner Veltliner Federspiel
Weingut Knoll Gruner Veltliner Federspiel has flavors and aromas of apple skins, lees, lemon, melon rind, lime blossoms, white peach, white pepper, green mango peel, wet herbs, crushed stones, and fresh white flowers. It’s bright, electric, crisp, and freakishly addicting.
About Weingut Knoll
Emmerich Knoll III, an exuberant spokesperson for the Wachau region, farms the family’s 15 hectares of land and crafts wines that clearly express the Unterloiben terroir where some of Austria’s most famous vineyards can be found. This family-run winery is a treasure that has been estate owned and operated for over three generations. The majority of the Knoll’s vineyard plantings are dedicated to Gruner Veltliner and Riesling, but the family also farms small amounts of Rivaner, Gelber Traminer, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay. A member of “Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus,” an association of Wachau winemakers who follow strict quality control rules, the Knoll Winery upholds stringent farming and winemaking standards that vintage after vintage propels their wines to the top of restaurant, collector, and critic’s lists. Knoll wines are easily recognized by their distinct label that depicts an ornate image of St. Urban, the patron saint of winemakers and vineyards. While in the Wachau, one can also dine at the family’s acclaimed, 400-year-old restaurant, Loibnerhof Familie Knoll.
About Gruner Veltliner
The flagship grape of Austria, Grüner Veltliner is a natural cross of Traminer and St. Georgen. Grüner accounts for almost 30% of all grapes planted with around 13,500 hectares under vine in the country. The Austrian native has become an international sensation amongst sommeliers worldwide as the perfect food wine due to its high acidity. In Austria, it is prized for the easy-drinking wine it produces but can also wow the palate with complexity in the right winemaker’s hands. The typical flavor profile is often described as displaying elements of green apple with an unmistakable white pepper spiciness.