Grüvy Grüner Veltliner
THE VITAL STATS
Style: Light and zesty
Bouquet: White flowers, fresh daisies
Fruit flavors: Lots of citrus, like a grown up Fresca. Lemons and grapefruit.
Anything else: Hints of white pepper, but without the sneezing
Acidity: Glorious acidity. Grüner Veltliner often has a nice bite to it
What you need to know!
Grüner Veltliner is a gateway to white wine, whether you are obsessed by white varieties or consider yourself a diehard redhead.
This awesome, crips, zesty white wine is just plain delicious, and for some reason nobody knows about it. Not to worry, at Vynl we have you covered, and we want to introduce you to ultimate refresher, Grüner Veltliner. The dryness of the wine, combined with flavors of lemon, grapefruit, and other citrus fruits plus a hint of white pepper make it a refresher and incredible thirst quencher.
It is the perfect pairing for a giant Viener Schnitzel, the thin sliced breaded veal cutlet served with potatoes and just a slice of lemon. Chicken and Pork Schnitzel make it just as much a treat, cleaning your mouth and leaving you refreshed. Or if you are looking for something super light to have with a salad, you just cannot go wrong here.
Grüner Veltliner is an Austrian variety, but some cheaper stuff from Hungary (talking $5 here, what a steal!) can be found by scouring the budget section at your liquor store. You should not have to pay too much though, and great Grüner Veltliner can be had for between $12 and $20.
Perfect when you need to gulp down a few glasses after a hard fought game of soccer. Nothing says classy athlete more than a glass of Grüner post match.
Grüner Veltliner is also a perfect wine to share with friends, whether they love white wine or not. Its a great wine for large groups, because its good, its pretty cheap, and easy as all hell to drink. You might just spend all day, and all of the night gulping down delicious Grüner.
Grüner Veltliner is your gateway into white wines, you'll thank us later.