In light of the recent sporting spectacular we seem to have developed a more optimistic outlook on this less than perfect summer here at Genesis. With that in mind I feel it’s about time to shout about some of the slightly less well known, though no less superb summer whites in our portfolio.
Austrian wines have had a bit of a bad rap in recent decades for one reason or another, but with the rising interest in its flagship indigenous grape, Gruner Veltliner, and the amount of work and funding that has gone into the industry this stigma has been thoroughly shaken off in recent years.
One of the estates that have been spearheading this quality standpoint is the superb Weingut Geyerhof in Kremstal: an organic, 15hectre estate situated on the downward slopes of the Danube Valley. Owned by Ilse and Josef Maier, Geyerhof now produce some of the finest wines in the region.
AUT01211S / White / Austria / £19.50 per bottle
A delicious crisp green yellow wine with a juicy apple and white peach nose. The palate follows on with more stone fruits and a touch of white pepper spice. Good minerality and a glossy mouth feel lead onto a long delicate finish – This is drinking spectacularly now but will keep its freshness ...
AUT01011S / White / Austria / £15.00 per bottle
The Hoher Rain is a more complex vibrant Gruner. The stone fruits are up-front and riper whilst the spiced notes have taken on a slightly sweeter edge. This is a much fuller style from Geyerhof but one that truly shows off what this grape can do – This is a Gruner that will age beautifully over ...
AUT01310S / White / Austria / £25.00 per bottle
Bright golden yellow in colour. This delicious Austrian Riesling offers honeysuckle notes and ripe peaches on the nose leading onto ripe green fruits delicate floral notes and a slightly off-dry palate. There is a superb balance of glossy sweet fruits and bright acidity in this wine - a quality ...
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