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2016 Laurenz V Gruner Veltliner "Friendly"

Laurenz V 2016 Friendly Gruner Veltliner

Winery: Laurenz V

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Friendly"

Wine Category: Gruner Veltliner

Grape blend: 100% Gruner Veltliner

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Kamptal

State or country: Austria

Price: $20

Cases produced: 333

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: January 29, 2020

Wine Review: This pale straw colored Gruner Veltliner opens with a wet stone, pineapple and ginger bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied, zesty and round. The flavor profile is a mineral influenced Anjou pear with notes of white pepper and stone fruit. I also detected a hint of white tea as well. The finish is dry and refreshing. I would pair this Gruner with swordfish skewers. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: A very attractive fruit bouquet yields apple, peach and citrus aromas along with beautiful minerality, a typical Veltliner spiciness and a touch of white pepper along with. The soft and juicy palate is supported by fine acidity. So harmonious and perfect to drink. A very palate-friendly wine.

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