Sour green apples and a litle olive oil

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Brand NameMonika Caha Selections
Wine NameGrooner
Vintage (Year)2008
BottlerMeinhard Forstreiter
VineyardKremser Kogl
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypeGruner Veltliner
Alcohol %12%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating8 (on a scale of 1-10)

I've probably had no more than tn Gruner Veltliner's over the edge, normally staying away from the because of the petrol(oily) edge to them, but then again, I have to challenge myself in this endeavor, so I picked up a bottle.

The wine immediately engages you with a nice sour green apple taste and then immediately lets off to the typical petrol taste. This wine takes some time to get used to, but can be a great accompaniment to some poultry and seafood dishes.


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