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Grooner Gruner Veltliner 2008

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Peter rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Grooner is a great effort by Austrian wine expert Monika Caha in effort to gain populare recognition in the US of Grüner Veltliner, a bright and flavorful grape of Austria. I have tasted many Gruners over the years, having been a fan of this wine for years. This one that sells for a very reasonable price of around $10 is one of the best.

It has very lively and open citrus and green apple flavors that are wonderful alone and with food.

It has a lovely texture and aroma that is indicative of its source the fine wine maker Meinhard Forstreiter who is noted for more expensive Austrian wines.




Natalie's Review

Grooner Gruner Veltliner 2008, Niederosterreich, Austria: Zesty, come-alive notes of tart Granny Smith apple, grapefruit and lime. Pure fruit refreshment, without any oak. Terrific aperitif or accompaniment to many dishes, from seafood to salads. Drink: 2010-2013. 168625 12.10% D 750 mL  $12.95 Score: 86/100. July 20, 2010  Full Review

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