This exquisite Gruner is fresh, crisp, and well-defined, with classic Gruner aromas and flavours of green apple, stone fruits, and white pepper, with a snappy, mineral-driven finish.
In Austria, Bernhard Otto is a superstar, called "Mr. Veltliner" by his colleagues, and in 2008 he received Austria's highest wine accolade by being named winemaker of the Year by Falstaff Guide; (The German speaking World's most important Wine Magazine.) Over the past decade, Austria's signature varietal Gruner Veltliner has been enjoying a renaissance in terms of quality and global appeal, and one of her top echelon winemakers Bernhard Otto has been one of the key inspiration's for this rebirth. The exquisite 2016 Bernhard Otto ''Amberg'' Gruner Veltliner is fresh, crisp, and well-defined, with classic Gruner aromas and flavours of green apple, stone fruits, and white pepper, with a snappy, mineral-driven finish.
Here is what some of the leading vinous publication's thought about the 2016 edition of the Bernhard Otto ''Amberg'' Gruner Veltliner:
''Lovely, herb-tinged fragrance—as fresh as aloe vera and as aromatic as fig leaf jumps out of the glass in this wine. The palate contributes yeasty earthiness and concentration, all highlighted by freshness and verve. The finish is clean and zesty.'' 92 Points, Anne Krebiehl, Wine Enthusiast Magazine
''Lots of lemon, in fact you get the zest, the pith and the juice in this vibrant, lighter Grüner Veltliner. A surprising amount of depth at the finish.'' 91 Points, James Suckling
''The 2016 Grüner Veltliner Am Berg is a light, bright, fresh and crisp Veltliner with clear and intense white fruit, fine acidity and a delicate mineral backbone. Really stimulating.'' Wine Advocate Magazine
''Well-built, with firm acidity that supports green peach and lentil flavors framed by notes of toast, followed by an intense finish. Harmonious and graceful.'' Wine Spectator Magazine