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Count Karolyi Gruner Veltliner 2011

Count Karolyi Gruner Veltliner 2011

Gruner Veltliner from Hungary

Price: $12.00 $8.95
Save $3.05 (25%)
Item No. 118760
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

The Count Karolyi Gruner Veltliner is dry white wine is light gold in color, with aromas of green apples and gooseberries. On the palate, it is balanced by delicate fruitiness. A fresh, zingy wine that shows crisp acidity, making it a perfect food wine.

Served lightly chilled, this Gruner Veltliner is perfect on its own as an aperitif and also a wonderful accompaniment to shellfish and other seafood, veal, pork and other "white meat" dishes.

Learn About Count Karolyi

Tolna is in the south-west of Hungary in the southern transdanubian plains. This relatively new wine growing region (1998) is made up of the two regions of Szekszárd and Völgység.

Grüner Veltliner is one of the most important white wine varieties in this region which encompasses 2.200 hectares of vineyards. The summers are generally dry with long sunshine hours and the winters mild.

Learn About Hungary

Wine of Kings and the King of Wines The most well-known and important wine in Hungary is Tokay-Aszú, truly one of the world's greatest sweet wines. Louis XIV - France's Sun King - once called the wine, vinum regum, rex vinorum, translated as, the wine of kings and the king of wine. Unfortunately, the king of wine suffered during Hungary's 50-year communist regime - exports...

Read More About Hungary

Learn About Gruner Veltliner

Gruner Veltliner (GREW-nuhr Felt-LEEN-ehr) Lean towards Green The name may be intimidating but the grape is nothing but. This variety is increasing in popularity as more people discover its delicious qualities. Most wines made from Gruner Veltliner are from Austria, where it's the most planted grape variety. Gruner means green in German, not because the grape...

Read More About Gruner Veltliner

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