F.X. Pichler Grüner Veltliner Ried Liebenberg Smaragd Wachau 2016

Grüner Veltliner

—LCBO#: 442458
F.X. Pichler Grüner Veltliner Ried Liebenberg Smaragd Wachau 2016
From a warm, very steep, southwest-facing vineyard with partly 60+-year-old vines on a calcareous soil with schist elements, the 2016 Ried Liebenberg Grüner Veltliner Smaragd opens with a clear, fresh, cool and dusty-chalky bouquet of wet limestone and perfectly ripe, well concentrated fruits. On the palate, this is a full-bodied, rich, elegant, silky textured and well balanced Grüner Veltliner with fine tannins structuring the intense, juicy/fleshy and well concentrated fruit. The acidity is very fine here and the finish salty, velvety and round without being sweet. It is a great and structured Liebenberg and possibly one of the best Grüner Veltliners I have tasted in the Wachau from 2016. Tasted as a sample in July 2017, three weeks before bottling. (93-94) Wine Advocate
$78.75

Product Details

750 mL bottle
Alcohol/Vol
13.5%
Made in:
Wachau, Austria
By:
F.X. Pichler Gmbh
Varietal:
Grüner Veltliner

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