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Featured Wines: 9/25 Tasting

Guten Tag! or Grüß Gott! This weeks wine tasting feature an often overlooked wine region: Austria! While known for beer, the fertile hills of Austria are ripe for wine making. They produce a variety of famous and unique varietals, and we are excited to taste them with you on Friday!

Virtual Tasting: Friday September 25th at 4:00pm (Mountain Time)

Featured Rep: Stephanie

Gruner Veltliner

Burgenlund, Austria

Austria's most famous varietal, this Grüner Veltliner's aromatic nose suggests arugula, lime and ripe lemon. With an Emerald straw color, the palate is juicy and easy, with lots of pear fruit and more fresh lemon. A dry, medium body wine with delightful notes of cherry blossom, almond, and fruity tannins. A summer wine par excellence with a refreshing, dry finish of pleasant floral notes.


Zweigelt Pinot Noir

Burgenlund, Austria

A 50/50 blend of an Austrian varietal, with a well known varietal grown in Austria. There are ripe, almost cooked notes of cherry on the nose of this wine, with a cinnamon edge. Deep ruby in color, like crushed raspberries, the palate is much fresher but still plush, with luscious cherry and a touch of spice. Satiny in texture, with pithy tannins, there is freshness and drive in this little fruit bomb, which finishes with notes of lingering apple, mineral, and wet cedar.


Click here to join us Friday September 25th at 4:00pm (Mountain Time) on Zoom to learn more about these wines and why we love them!

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