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Wine Picks April 21, 2016

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Note: This batch of wine reviews is not part of the bi-weekly Vintages Releases. Instead, it's a collection of wines outside the Vintages section in store (general list) or wines sent to me directly from wineries that may not yet be available in liquor stores. Click on the Winery or Wine Agency link to get more info.

White Wine

Kurt Angerer Kies Grüner Veltliner 2013, Qualitätswein, Niederösterreich, Austria: This mouth-watering Grüner Veltliner has lots of acidity for shellfish and seafood. Notes of lime and white grapefruit. Closed with a screwcap. Grüner Veltliner food pairings: smoked salmon, boiled ham with parsley sauce, vegetable rissoles, salads, vegetarian dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 28386 12.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Weingut Bründlmayer Zöbinger Heiligenstein Riesling 2013, Kamptal D.A.C., Austria: A vibrant and lively Austrian Riesling: this is one of three that Bründlmayer produces from the Heiligenstein Erste Lage, the others being Alte Reben and Lyra. The estate owns 12 hectares in the heart of the Riesling cru capital of the Kamptal. The wine was fermented in stainless steel. Riesling food pairings: eggs Benedict, planked salmon, feta cheese, braised beef. Drink: 2015 - 2023 297606 12.5% D 750 mL $41.95 Score: 91/100. April 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Loimer Langenlois Grüner Veltliner 2014, Kamptal D.A.C., Austria: Green attack and lots of mouth-watering acidity in this cool, crisp white wine. Perfect for vegetarian dishes. Grüner Veltliner food pairings: linguini with rose sauce, creamy green herb risotto, asparagus with fried egg. Drink: 2016 - 2018 142240 13% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. April 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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