2012 Pichler, F X F.X. Pichler Gruner Veltliner Smaragd Liebenberg
Gruner Veltliner - 750ML
  • WE 94
  • VN 93

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WE 94
Wine Enthusiast, February 2014
This wine has a full-bodied character that is very ripe. Pepper dominates the flavors, showing off the quince and pear fruits. There is perhaps too much sulfur at this touch, so let it blow off when opening and before... This wine has a full-bodied character that is very ripe. Pepper dominates the flavors, showing off the quince and pear fruits. There is perhaps too much sulfur at this touch, so let it blow off when opening and before drinking. This wine has huge potential to age, so don't drink before 2015.
VN 93
Vinous, December 2013
Ripe pear, snap pea and soft herbal spices on the beautifully nuanced nose. Steely and aristocratic on the palate, showing darker fruits and more acidity than the Loibenberg, with concentrated green mango, yellow plum and... Ripe pear, snap pea and soft herbal spices on the beautifully nuanced nose. Steely and aristocratic on the palate, showing darker fruits and more acidity than the Loibenberg, with concentrated green mango, yellow plum and celery flavors over a layer of flinty slate. Despite its impressive opulence, this is subtle, precise and pure, probably due to the extreme age of the vineyard. -Joel B. Payne
Color & Type White
Varietal Gruner Veltliner
Country Austria
Region Niederosterreich
Sub-region Wachau
Vintage 2012
Closure Cork