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Weinkellerei Lenz Moser - Malteser Ritterorden Weinviertel Grüner Veltliner 2016

Kremstal -
White - Austria

Gold + 90 pts.

Best Buy World Wine Championships (BTI)

USA 2017 vintage 2016 Silver AWC Vienna,

AUT 2016 vintage 2015

Our winery has been managing this 50 ha estate Malteser Ritterorden situated in Mailberg near the Czech Boarder since 1969. Grüner Veltliner is the white flagship variety of Austria and amounts to around one third of the total vineyard surface from Austria.

Grape varieties : 100% Grüner Veltliner
Annual production : 20.000 bottles
Alcohol : 12,5%

Viticulture : Lenz Moser high culture training system
Harvesting : manual, by hand

Average age of vine : 15-25 years
Yield (output) : 7.500 kg/ha
Terroirs and soils : limtestone with loamy sand and loess

Tasting Robe : yellow with shimmers of green
Tasting Nose : attractive aromas with fine notes of green apple
Tasting Palate : luscious on the palate; fine peppery spiciness; fresh-fruity; remarkable apple notes; good aftertaste
pairing : asparagus, chicken, fish, seafood, pasta, cheese - Grüner Veltliner is THE perfect food partner!
Cellaring : temperature controlled cool fermentation
Tasting temperature : 8-10 °C

Professional review : vintage 2016 brings clear, fruity wines with harmonious acidity; rich of aromas