Loimer Langenlois Kamptal Gruner Veltliner 2020
Grüner Veltliner is the signature grape of Austria and produces a dry white wine with savory aromas, spicy flavors, and good acidity. Young Grüner Veltliner is fresh-tasting with notes of green apple, lemon, radish, and arugula. Lighter styles of Grüner Veltliner are intended for immediate drinking, while more structured examples can age for many years.
Grüner Veltliner’s bright acidity and savory character make it an ideal partner to mildly spiced Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese dishes. Fish and shellfish are accented by Grüner Veltliner’s citrus and mineral profile while its acidity cuts the richness of pork or ham. It can also work well with foods that are difficult to pair such as bitter greens and asparagus.
The 2020 Langenloiser Kamptal Grüner Veltliner opens with a beautifully clear, fresh, herbal-spicy and coolish bouquet of white fruits and seeds with perfectly dosed phenolic notes. Lush and light yet intense on the palate, this is a juicy-crystalline, piquant and finely grippy Veltliner with remarkable vitality and elegance. The finish is intense, crisp and salty. This is an excellent, already pretty complex wine and makes me long for the 2020 Erste Lage wines! - 93pts Robert Parker