Grape(s): Grüner Veltliner
Localization: Niederösterreich, Kamptal Valley, Austria
Tasting notes: Radiant, light golden yellow, inviting fruit of ripe apples, fine herbal spices, juicy and elegant on the palate, finesse-rich acidity, perfect, versatile food companion. This wine is a perfect example of a Grüner Veltliner from the Kamptal.
Suitable for vegans.
Food pairing: Ideal with vegetable terrines and meat jelly, poached char fillet on herb risotto with Veltliner sauce, char strudel packets with dill sour cream, or mousse made from smoked trout with head salad.
The Domain: The family-run winery Steininger is situated in Langenlois in the Kamptal Valley. Lower Austria is well-known for the Grüner Veltliner and this is also the strength of the winery. Grüner Veltliner represents about 80% of their production. It can be found in different styles, from light summer wine to powerful and voluminous full-bodied wines as well as dessert wines. The Steininger winery is also well known for its sparkling wines which are produced according to the traditional method. Excellent base wines and vigilant second fermentation are the keys to obtaining great sparkling wines. All of the sparklings are single vintage and single varietal and represent their typical varietal characteristics: Grüner Veltliner, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Muskateller, Traminer and Zweigelt in red.