Wine Regions of Italy, Spain, the U.S., and more Having covered the regions of France in Wine 101 Part 1, this Part 2 now covers additional exciting wine regions to round out your wine experience. ITALY Historic and cultural, Italian wines are to be discovered and savoured. Special wines Barolo The Piedmont region in theContinue reading “Wine 101 Step Two (the rest of the world’s top wine regions)”
Austrian Grüner Veltliner charms us out of our socks! Medium silvery gold in colour. Luscious fruity aroma, with notes of golden plum, spice and lemon. There is also a lime afterthought, with light apricot and honeycomb. Nice viscosity, rich body, dry. Great acidity and a super lengthy finish. This is a stunningly beautiful wine, coating theContinue reading “Rabl Grüner Veltliner Spiegel 2012, Kamptal, Austria”
Andert Josef 2010 Zweigelt. Peppery spice, black cherry, and mineral notes. Light bodied, delicate, fresh and lively. From Neusiedlersee Austria. Not available in North America. When in Austria, be sure to pick up a case directly from the winemaker.
#austria Uncorked. Andert Josef Grüner Veltliner 2011. Lively aromas of spice, tropical fruit, vanilla, peaches, & apricots. The bouquet follows through similarly with more tree fruit, honeycomb, grapefruit and spice. Complex, with a very long and satisfying finish. I had the pleasure of pouring this wine for 200 people this afternoon at Austria uncorked inContinue reading “austria Uncorked. Andert Josef Grüner Veltliner 2011. Lively aromas of spice, tropical fruit, vanilla, peaches, & apricots. The bouquet follows through similarly with more tree fruit, honeycomb, grapefruit and spice. Complex, with a very long and satisfy”
Fine wines at Austria Uncorked! Trump Tower in Toronto was abuzz with activity recently. Not only was Donald Trump in the building, but the Austrian Wine Marketing board was showing off its best wines in a salon on the 9th floor. Get to know more about Austrian Wines: wineandleisure.com/austria
From: Neusiedlersee Wine Region, Austria. Light gold in appearance, with delicate aromas of rose petal and lychee. An elegant presentation of tropical fruit and pear with the perfect balance of acidity, light toasty vanilla and slight creaminess. Nice mouthfeel with a lingering finish that entices you for more. Can cellar for 5 years. FermentedContinue reading “Andert Gewürztraminer 2008”