Stift Goettweig Gruner Veltliner 2012
Backward at first with quince, peach pit, and wet stone hints then opening to white peach, pear, cream, watercress, white pepper, iron filings. Clean and pure with good weight, strong acid structure and deep minerality.
One of the oldest known wineries in Austria, Stift Göttweig, has been producing wine since the Middle Ages. Located in the Kremstal districtus, the twenty-six hectares of vineyards at an altitude of 449 meters is situated on the southern banks of the Danube and on the eastern edge of the famous Wachau wine-growing region. The estate sits beneath the majestic overlook of the Göttweiger Berg upon which the well-known Stift Göttweig Benedictine Monastery has stood since 1083.