Emmerich Knoll 2013 Loibner Auslese Grüner Veltliner (Wachau)

Hints of moss, yeast and freshly zested orange peel edged with pine honey initially suggest a dry wine. It is only on the palate that the richer and sweeter Auslese character comes to bear—again in the guise of dark, aromatic pine honey. The concentrated, deliciously bitter zestiness of the acidity, paired with the aromatically dark and equally bitter edge of the resinous honey provide a wonderful structure. While sweetness peaks up, it never gains the upper hand. This is a tight-rope walker of a wine with immense balance and poise. Glints of vanilla pod, candied peel and white pepper open up, vista after vista. If you are new to Grüner Auslese, this is the one to get you hooked. Anne Krebiehl MW

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  • Alcohol
    14%
  • Bottle Size
    500 ml
  • Category
    Dessert
  • Importer
    Circo Vino
  • Date Published
    12/1/2015
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