2018 Broadbent Gruner Veltiner Austria (1 Liter)
Region: Niederösterreich, Austria
Varietal: Grüner Veltliner
The Broadbent name has been synonymous with fine wine for more than four decades, beginning with the renowned career of British wine critic,writer and auctioneer Michael Broadbent and continuing with his son, the importer Bartholomew Broadbent. Bartholomew Broadbent has partnered with family-owned wineries around the globe to produce wines rich with the essence of place and tradition.
Broadbent wines represent authentic character and infinite pleasure. A juicy white wine, with plenty of lime, peach and green apple flavors. Our Gruner Veltliner is elegant and delicious.
Year Founded: First Vintage, 2010
Proprietors: Bartholomew Broadbent
Winemaker: Markus Huber
Size of property: Markus owns 30 ha of vines & works with 70 contract wine growers.
Terroir: The Niederösterreich region in lower Austria has a cool continental climate growing area with the Danube river as its lifeline. It is the biggest quality wine region in Austria.It is the only Austrian region where GV and Riesling are grown on limestone. The vineyards are on a slope running North to South and are either East facing or South East facing. The vineyards south of the Danube which are located in the lower lands regions, has more loess soil, all formed by the Traisenthal river. The region comprises eight smaller wine-growing areas with various soil types including a mix of rich loess and poor primary rock soils. Rainfall averages 500 mm/year/m. Our wines undergo four hours of skin contact, they are fermented in stainless steel and spend three months on the lees. This wine is comprised of these three regions: 50% Traisenthal, 25% Kremstal and 25% Weinvertal
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