Top 12 Grüner Veltliners

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Nothing beats the August heat like a fridge full of crisp, light-bodied, unoaked white wines. While Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling are great, Austrians hold a trump card: Grüner Veltliner.

It ticks all the heat-busting boxes: It’s got racy acidity, moderate alcohol, pear-fruit and peppery-spice flavors, an affordable price tag, and it pairs well with just about everything. Here are our picks for the ultimate Grüner refreshment.

—Anne Krebiehl

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