Franz Hirtzberger Gruner Veltliner Kirchweg Smaragd 2016

Franz Hirtzberger Gruner Veltliner Kirchweg Smaragd 2016

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$43.00
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$43.00

White wine. Wachau, Austria. Sustainable. 100% Grüner Veltliner. "Once again these vines have provided generous fruitiness – here, Riesling-like, glowingly pit-tinged white peach, mirabelle and lime – as well as haunting, bittersweet inner-mouth perfume and deep, mouthwateringly saline, savory richness suggestive of raw scallop. A satiny feel reinforces the impressions of ripeness and marrowy richness conveyed by the flavors. And like this year’s Rotes Tor Federspiel, we have here a tactile sense of active, stony mineral impingement that lends vibrancy to the near-endlessly juicy finish. Despite this wine’s harboring roughly 13.5% alcohol, it evinces a welcome sense of lift." — 94 Points, David Scheildknect, Vinous Dec. 2018