White - Off-dry

2000 Prager Grüner Veltliner Auslese Achleiten

Grüner Veltliner

  • Austria
  • Niederösterreich
  • Wachau
Drink between 2004 - 2013 (Edit)
CT91 3 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • CMN wrote:

    July 23, 2017 - A Northern Rhone Dinner with Doug; 7/22/2017-7/23/2017 (Chez Senna): Medium+ yellow colored with a lightly sweet and tropical nose with a hint of almond. Smooth and dense on the palate, with dry tropical flavors mixed with a dollop of unsweetened butterscotch. Finishes slightly bitter with some nuttiness coming through. Will not improve; drink now.

    Paired very well with a lettuce and onion soup.

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  • DoubleMagnum Likes this wine: 91 points

    December 1, 2016 - Mature both in color and nose. This is definitely ready to go and slightly passed peak. Notes of petrol, hazelnuts and honey. Dense and viscous but with plenty of acid to bring it together. Persistent and long finish. A big, cozy, winter kind of white for me. Love these Wachau whites.

  • tooch wrote: 91 points

    July 6, 2012 - Friday Afternoon at Domaine (Domaine Wine Storage): Very interesting wine. Fair amount of botrytis on the nose with subtle nuttiness, lemon, apple and minerals. Palate was smooth as hell with dense herbal, spice and pear tones. The flavors were big and dense and teetered on the edge of being a bit too big - however this still had nice acidity and balance.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2001, IWC Issue #99 (link)

    (Franz Prager Gruner Veltliner Auslese Achleiten) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2000
  • Type White - Off-dry
  • Producer Prager
  • Varietal Grüner Veltliner
  • Designation Auslese
  • Vineyard Achleiten
  • Country Austria
  • Region Niederösterreich
  • SubRegion Wachau
  • Appellation n/a

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 34 (69%)
  • Consumed 15 (31%)

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