Pfaffl Austrian Pepper Gruner Veltliner 2010

Gruner Veltliner from Austria

Price: $14.79
Item No. 117786
  • WS87
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.

Alcohol By Volume: 11.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

Pale gold with green reflections. Aromatic, with notes of citrus, spice and wild herbs. Lively and fruit-forward on the palate, with a hint of black pepper and a spicy finish. A versatile, food-friendly wine delicious with a range of dishes – from favorite American fare to Asian-inspired dishes.

Critical Acclaim

"There's a spicy purity to this white, with rich ripe citrus and grapefruit flavors. The minerally finish is long, crisp and refreshing. Drink now through 2017."
87 Points

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Learn About Pfaffl

Roman Pfaffl has stood at the helm of his family"s acclaimed Austrian wine estate for over 30 years. During this time Roman, together with his wife and children, has focused on crafting impeccable wines that reflect authentic Austrian terroir through their depth, minerality and balance. The family"s dedication to quality has earned Weingut R&A Pfaffl a reputation as the leading...

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Learn About Austria

The country of Austria is steadily growing in both wine production and quality. The rise in popularity can be partly attributed to the success of Grüner Veltliner, the most-planted grape of Austria. As a landlocked country Austria has a decidedly continental climate. Most Austrian wine comes from the region of Lower Austria, which happens to be located in the northeast corner...

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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...

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