As Grüner Veltliner ages, it becomes more and more like mature Riesling. This wine has petrol flavors, along with light acidity, and a taste of vanilla and toast. Still lively, this has a bone dry aftertaste. It could certainly age longer.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.