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2016 Scheid Vineyards Gruner Veltliner "Riverview Vineyard"

Scheid-2016-Gruner-Veltliner

Winery: Scheid Vineyards

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Riverview Vineyard"

Wine Category: Gruner Veltliner

Grape blend: 100% Gruner Veltliner

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Monterey County

State or country: CA

Price: $24

Cases produced: 133

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: May 5, 2018

Wine Review: This white gold colored Gruner Veltliner from Monterey opens with a fragrant ginger and lime bouquet with a hint of honey. On the palate, this wine is medium to full bodied, nicely acidic and viscous. The flavor profile is a ginger, lime and yellow grapefruit blend with a hint of light beer, almond and white pepper towards the end. The finish is dry and a refreshing. This is a nice summer wine to consider on a hot day at the beach. Pair it with grilled swordfish kabobs. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Wine geeks love Gruner because it has a wonderful spicy minerality combined with pop rock acidity. It is Uber aromatic, and it’s a great wine to pair with food. So their wish is granted with our 2016. It marks our fourth vintage. Loads of pear, citrus and tropical fruit define the wine with a delicate hint of ginger and honey that lead into a clean, crisp finish.

Organic status: not organic

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