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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Weingut Dorli Muhr

Region:

Austria & Hungary

Appellation:

Carnuntum

Grape Blend:

Gruner Veltliner | Riesling

Prellenkirchen, Gruner Veltliner, Muhr van der Niepoort, 2016

6x75cl £72.50

10 cases, 5 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Although the name is taken from the village of Prellenkirschen, in fact all of the grapes for the white are sourced from the Spitzerberg, or a continuation of it. A blend of 90% Gruner Veltliner (35 year old vines) and 10% Riesling (planted in 1950), the grapes see some skin contact in the fermentation, imbuing the final wine with tension and extract, a mouth-watering savoury salinity and clearly-delineated spicy flavours of white pepper, fennel and cumin. Deep and a touch wild on the palate but with enormous personality and interest, its deep savoury style will appeal to lovers of edgy yet serious food-friendly whites.

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