2013 Gruner Veltliner M Smaragd

Pichler; F X

94Average Score
White
Bts
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0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace
£61.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
94
Critic Notes

Lucas Pichler's monumental 2013 Gruner Veltliner Smaragd M opens with an ultra-ripe, concentrated and slightly speck-y yet still precise and even mineral-scented bouquet on the nose. Very rich and intense on the palate, this elegant, full-bodied, densely textured and powerful Veltliner from late-harvested grapes reveals an aromatic and juicy fruit core along with a stunningly vibrant acidity that gives structure, length and a lifting as well as lingering salinity and piquancy. Maracuya and other tropical fruit flavors dominate the aromatic aftertaste. Although I have no experience with matured samples of this Austrian icon Veltliner, I suspect it has an aging potential of 5-10 years and should be cellared at least for another 2 or 3 years. Apr 2015, www.robertparker.com

Score: 94-/100Stephan Reinhardt
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White
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Still wine
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Country
Austria
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Colour
White
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Product Type
Still wine
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