Ecker Eckhof Roter-Veltliner, Wagram

£13.99

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 Not to be confused with Grüner-Veltliner, this variety offers a richer, more complex flavour married with a fresh and very zippy acidity. The Roter Veltliner is certainly one to be savoured as these grapes don’t flourish easily, and require a dedicated and patient winemaker who is prepared to wait for low-yielding, late maturing grapes. If aromatics and wine discoveries are your thing, make it worth Mr. Ecker’s while and take a punt on something slightly different here, you won’t be disappointed.

Ecker describes the flavour profile of the species Roter Veltliner in contrast to the Grüner Veltliner like this: "I think that the Roter Veltliner is more complex and in the extract richer than the Grüner Veltliner. Further I require harvesting the grapes always fully ripe. The higher acidity than those by Grüner Veltliner, I find personally very interesting, and besides you can store the wines of the Roter Veltliner really great. "

 

Producer Ecker
Country Austria
Region Wagram
Grape Varieties Roter Veltliner
Style 05. Aromatic whites
Vintage 2017
Alcohol 12.50%
Food matches
 Traditional Schnizel, spiced pork roast or lobster with lemon butter
Bottle Size 75cl

 

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