Etty’s Wine Pick: Hiedler Grüner Veltliner Löss 2008

This flinty and floral Grüner from Kamptal, Austria has gorgeous body, making it a bit meatier and more substantial on the palate than some other Grüners made in a leaner, racier style. Ripe flavors of sour apricot and white peach are matched by a piercing stream of acidity that holds the wine together and keeps the generous fruit in check. This mineral-driven bottling derives its name from the “loess” soils on which it was grown. An exceptional value for top quality Grüner!

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Etty Lewensztain

About the Author: Etty Lewensztain is the founder and owner of Plonk Wine Merchants, which features organic, biodynamic and natural wines, as well as some of the best cheap wine under $20. The curly-haired, food and wine obsessed Los Angeles native cut her teeth in the wine biz running a marketing campaign to promote Chilean wine in the United States, and is certified by the esteemed Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and the American Sommelier Association. Plonk Wine Merchants specializes in hidden gems from around the globe and every bottle in the store is priced below $30.

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