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Winzer Sax – Grüner Veltliner Panzaun (2011) – “Zesty, refreshing acid, akin to lime juice; with slightly under-ripe green apple and quince notes;”

Winzer Sax is located in the Kamptal region – whose name is derived from the the river Kamp – which is regarded as one of most successful wine producing regions in Austria; renowned for wines from Grüner Veltliner and Riesling.

 

Score – 84/100 (non-blind)

Details

  • Name – Winzer Sax
  • Vintage – 2011
  • Variety – Grüner Veltliner
  • Region – Kamptal DAC
  • Alcohol – 13.5%
  • Serving temperature – 10-12 degrees

Tasting Notes

  • Straw-yellow in colour, with a pronounced gooseberry aroma;
  • Tingling sensation indicating the presence of residual sugar;
  • Zesty, refreshing acid, akin to lime juice;
  • Slightly under-ripe green apple and quince notes;
  • Prominent upfront, but a somewhat short finish, marked by noticeable alcohol.

 
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