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WT Vintners Grüner Veltliner

A tidbit about the grape(s)/wine style

WT Vintners LogoWT Vintners is a Woodinville, WA-based winery that makes excellent wine in the old world style from some of the best vineyards in WA. The head winemaker and partner owner, Jeff Lindsay-Thorson, is also the head sommelier at the Michael Mina's Seattle hot-spot, RN74. Although they have recently branched out to a variety of wines, WT specializes in Rhône grapes, and has won many accolades for it's various single vineyard Syrahs. WT was also one of the first wineries in WA state to make stunning wine from Grüner Veltliner, a grape made famous in Austria. This year's vintage is racier than ever, and hard to put down.

 

Grape: 100% Grüner Veltliner
Region:  Underwood Mountain Vineyard, Columbia Gorge, WA, USA
Aging: 30 hours skin contact, fermented and aged in 60% stainless steel/40% neutral barrel
Alcohol: 13.1% abv
Tasting Notes: Lemon curd, white peach, tangerine, lime, and citrus rind dominate on the palate. A touch of honey and ginger combine with laser-focused acid to make a zippy, fresh finish.
Food Pairings: Baked fish, grilled asparagus, grilled chicken

 

 


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