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Franz Hirtzberger Gruner Veltliner “RotesTor” Federspiel 2021

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Gruner Veltliner | Wachau | Austria | White Wine | Weingut Franz Hirtzberger | 2021 | 0,75 L | 12,5 %
About
Franz Hirtzberger Gruner Veltliner "RotesTor" Federspiel 2021 is a vibrant, dry white wine, crafted from Gruner Veltliner grapes, meticulously harvested from the esteemed vineyards near the RotesTor in the Wachau region of Austria. This Federspiel designation denotes a wine of medium body and alcohol content, showcasing the winery's dedication to producing Gruner Veltliner that balances ripeness with refreshing acidity, embodying the varietal's characteristic complexity and the unique terroir of the Wachau. The "RotesTor" is a testament to Franz Hirtzberger's commitment to quality, offering a wine that captures the essence of the grape with precision and elegance.
Tasting notes

2021 “RotesTor” Federspiel reveals a delightful spectrum of flavors, with notes of ripe green apple, white pepper, and a hint of citrus, underlined by a distinctive minerality and a fresh, herbal quality. The palate experiences a harmonious blend of fruitiness and spice, supported by a lively acidity that leads to a clean, lingering finish. This Gruner Veltliner’s intricate flavor profile and refreshing finish make it a standout example of the varietal’s capacity for depth and finesse.

Pairing

Pairing the Franz Hirtzberger Gruner Veltliner “RotesTor” Federspiel with light seafood dishes, such as grilled fish or shrimp salad, can highlight the wine’s crisp acidity and complex flavors. It also pairs beautifully with Austrian classics like Wiener schnitzel or spicy Asian cuisine, where the wine’s peppery notes and freshness cut through the richness of the food. These pairings not only complement the wine’s dynamic character but also showcase its versatility in enhancing a broad spectrum of culinary experiences.

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Original price was: 43.00 €.Current price is: 43.00 €.

Wine Searcher review

92/100
Grüner Veltliner wines are well textured, but very refreshing and crispy, focused on minerality and citrus character. With time they soften and take in honeyed, candied fruit-like flavors that match their deep golden hue.
This is the story of how one of the most exciting wine regions in Austria came into being. For millions of years, the Danube River has carved its serpentine path through solid soils, and today the rocky terraces provide places for growing grapes. Two grape varieties are mainly cultivated in this region: Riesling and Grüner Veltliner.