Austrian Wines at Liner & Elsen with Jesse Becker MS, Winebow Imports

Liner & Elsen

Tasted April 25, 2013 by Cunningham with 163 views

Introduction

A selection of Austrian wines represented by the importer, Winebow Imports.

Flight 1 (9 notes)

Rosé - Sparkling
N.V. Sektkellerei Szigeti Pinot Noir Brut Austria, Burgenland, Neusiedlersee
Tasted at Liner & Elsen.
White - Sparkling
N.V. Sektkellerei Szigeti Grüner Veltliner Brut Austria, Burgenland, Neusiedlersee
Tasted at Liner & Elsen.
White
2011 Wieninger Gemischter Satz Austria, Wien
Simple, good. Tasted at Liner & Elsen.
White
2011 Loimer Grüner Veltliner Lois Austria, Niederösterreich, Kamptal
Very round on the palate. Tasted at Liner & Elsen.
White
2011 Stadt Keller Krems Grüner Veltliner Austria, Niederösterreich, Kremstal
A bit more acidity and focus than the Lois GV. Decent value at $17.
White
2011 Rudi Pichler Grüner Veltliner Federspiel Austria, Niederösterreich, Wachau
A good expression of a Wachau Federspiel. I have difficulty with the price point, but not the wine. Tasted at Liner & Elsen.
White
2011 Loimer Riesling Lenz Austria, Niederösterreich, Kamptal
Solid. Tasted at Liner & Elsen.
White
2011 Prager Riesling Federspiel Weissenkirchner Steinriegl Austria, Niederösterreich, Wachau
Wine of the night. Tasted at Liner & Elsen.
Red
2011 Heinrich "Red" Austria, Burgenland, Neusiedlersee-Hügelland
Easy drinker, gentle tannins. Tasted at Liner & Elsen.

Closing

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- Paul Cunningham