Grüner Veltliner Elektra 2019 – Nittnaus Anita & Hans

20,29 

Includes 19% MwSt.
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Green Veltliner Elektra 2019 - Nittnaus Anita & Hans

20,29 

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Update 11.05.2021

Tasting note from dated 29.10.2020, Copyright Christoph Raffelt

Wine information

The hand-picked grapes for this Grüner Veltliner come from old vines in the cool and extremely chalky Lindauer site (currently in conversion to organic viticulture) in the Leithaberg community of Jois. After hand harvesting and sorting, the wine was traditionally fermented in wooden barrels to one gram of residual sugar and aged on full lees for twelve months.

Color

tending towards golden yellow, rich straw yellow with a light green reflex

Nose

Intense and spicy meets one Elektra in the nose. The long maturation on the full yeast provides sweet yeast notes in the actually dry wine. Pears and ripe yellow apples can be detected as well as garden herbs, pistachios and ripe lemons. On top of that, there is a hint of white blossoms and lime.

Palate

Wild and independent like the Elektra in the libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal to Richard Strauss' opera of the same name, the wine shows itself on the palate. Silky in the slightly grippy texture, it is at the same time powerful, it shows tannin and a pleasantly biting acidity. Besides the slightly yeasty body, there are many herbal notes, furthermore a yellow and green aroma of zest and apple peel. No question, this is an unbound wine a Grüner Veltinerwho doesn't want to be pigeonholed.

Food recommendations by Christoph Raffelt

  • Roasted pumpkin slices with garlic, anise, thyme and coriander seeds
    (Vegan dishes)
  • Chicken drumsticks with oranges and aniseed from the oven
    (Poultry)
  • Waller with yellow runner beans, fennel and aniseed butter
    (Fish)

Allergens

Contains sulfur

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Content

Alcohol content

11% Vol.

Residual sweetness

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Acid

7,0 g/l

Drinking temperature

11°

Manufacturer

Winery A & H Nittnaus, Untere Hauptstraße 49, A-7122 Gols / Austria, organic certificate: AT-BIO-402

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