Talking about specific and heavenly tasty wines, we have one in mind that will make you fall in love with whites, even if you prefer reds. We are talking about the amazing Grüner Veltliner. It is a dry white wine that grows almost only in Austria. It has fruity flavors of lime, green pepper and grapefruit making it the most exotic substitute of Sauvignon Blanc. The name of this dazzling white wine is translated as the “Green Wine of Veltlin”. Veltlin was an area located in the lower part of the Alps during the 1600’s, which now is a part of Valtellina, Italy.
How It Tastes?
- Fruit Flavors – Grüner Veltliner is a fruity wine with flavours of lime, berries, citrus lemon, nectarine and grapefruit
- Other Flavours – It also has herbal and spicy flavours, flower, mineral, earth, white pepper, lovage, green bean, iris, honey, radish, tarragon and ginger
- Oak Flavours – You may find flavours added with oak aging like cream, Brazil nut and wax pepper
- Serving Temperature – Grüner Veltliner must be served at 7 ºC
- Acidity – It has high acidity
- Similar Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Riesling, Picpoul, Muscadet, Vermentino, Grenache Blanc, Pinot Blanc, Colombard and Gros Manseng
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