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Zesty, herb-tinged Grüner Veltliner makes a refreshing choice for a sultry August evening; this single-vineyard bottling is deliciously crisp.
What You Need To Know
Bucolic visions of Austrian wine country--rolling green hills, pointy-roofed houses and crisply manicured vines--take a hit when one finds out that "Galgenberg," the name of the vineyard in northeast Austria from which this wine comes, translates as "gallows hill." But thankfully the gallows on this site outside the farming town of Röschitz, not far from the Czech border, were torn down centuries ago. Located in Lower Austria, the country's premier wine region, Weingut Gschweicher (guh-SHVY-kher) is a small, family-run estate. Gerhard and Herta Gschweicher own a few acres planted to Grüner Veltliner, Austria's signature grape, on the Galgenberg hill and vinify it in a clean, fresh style that makes the most of this grape's citrusy charm.
Bright, pure scents of chamomile and grapefruit.
Zippy grapefruit flavors have a minerally edge and a light herbaceous note.
Everything from green salads to cold poached salmon to herb-coated chicken.
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FOOD & WINE Wine Club. For all states other than Texas, all credit card payments will be authorized by Global Wine Company located at 1401 Los Gamos Dr. #230, San Rafael, CA 94903, for the benefit of each retailer. All wine sales are made by a licensed retailer in compliance with state laws and the licensed retailer assures all involved that it fully complies with all states laws applicable to it. Due to state laws, wine can be purchased only be adults age 21 or older. Wine may be shipped only to legal adults. We currently ship to the following states: CA, ID, LA, MO, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OR, WV, WY. Further, in the following states, all orders accepted by and sales made by licensed in-state retailers: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, HI, IA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NY, OH, VA, WA. In Texas, all wine will be sold by Texas licensed winery, Landon Winery, located at 2508 Lee Street, Greenville, TX, 75401, Phone: 1-903-454-7878.