Grape(s): Gruner Veltliner
Localization: Kamptal, Austria
Tasting Notes: Lovely mossy, green, aromatic freshness mingles with very ripe pear fruit on the nose. Both these elements also play on the rounded, juicy and very ripe but also wonderfully fresh, almost zesty palate. Very moreish, aromatic and refreshing.
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The Domain: he 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.