Tegernseerhof, Grüner Veltliner "Bergdistel" Wachau, Austria 2019
100% Grüner Veltliner
KEY LIME & CRISP GOLDEN PLUM, PIERCING MINERALITY
The steeply-sloping, high altitude Bergdistel vineyard happens to be the source of one of the most tremendous values in the esteemed Wachau phenomenon known as “Smaragd” – a celebration of ripeness, impeccable balance, and finesse, named for the region’s beautiful emerald green lizards. Brimming with ripe, intense stone fruits, citrus, and peppery mineral, this colorful gem is sure to satisfy anyone pining for both power and elegance.
Serving Suggestion: Tea-smoked duck & Kung Pao lotus root. Crispy fried potato pancakes w/ cashew-lemon sour cream. Harissa-roasted chicken. Fresh parsley quickly sauteed w/ ginger & garlic.