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Hofer Gruner Veltliner Liters 12/1L 2021

The most widely planted grape in Austria, Gruner, as it's called for short or GruVe if you're really cool, has a bouquet distinctly white pepper, citrus and sorrel. These are echoed in the mouth along with beans, iron and minerality. It is similar in body and texture to Riesling and like Riesling is a terrific food wine. Also, like Riesling don't be afraid of older examples. Gruner Veltliner ages beautifully and oh so slowly.

Food Pairings

Anything that "stinks up your house when you are cooking it," Terry Theise. Asian food, ham, smoked meats or fish.

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Lakeside Wine & Spirits
Long Lake
952-475-2936

South Lyndale Liquor
Minneapolis
612-827-5811

France 44
Minneapolis
612-925-3252

Zipp's
Minneapolis
612-333-8686

Surdyk's
Minneapolis
612-379-3232

Whole Foods - Mpls
Minneapolis
612-313-7100

Wayzata Wines & Spirits
Wayzata
952-473-7191

Whole Foods - Woodbury Off
Woodbury
651-252-3060

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