Nigl

Freiheit Grüner Veltliner

2021
Kremstal
Austria
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NEE-gel FRA-ee-HA-eet GREW-ner FELT-lee-ner
Varietal
Grüner Veltliner
$21
Flavors
Pear Pear
Hay Hay
White Pepper White Pepper
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Palate Character

Balance & Finesse 1 Rich & Full 2 Light & Bright 2 Smooth & Silky 2 Round & Fleshy 2 Tone & Backbone 2 Powerful & Extracted 2 Bright & Crisp 2
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Tasting Notes
Medium bodied, with slightly plus acidity, attractive pear and apple fruit, and notes of hay and white pepper.
COLOR
Pale Straw Yellow
BODY
ACIDITY
SWEET
ALCOH.
12.5%
GRAPE(S)
Grüner Veltliner
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Why this wine made the cut…
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Kremstal, Austria
GRAPE VARIETAL(S)
Grüner Veltliner
100% GREW-ner Felt-LEE-ner
Gruner Veltliner is a versatile Austrian grape variety that makes dry and medium-full-bodied with herb tinged citrus and pitted fruit with spice, perfume, and minerality. The wines offer exceptional quality at a reasonable value.
Country / State
Austria
Region
Kremstal
Producer
Nigl
Winemaker(s)
Martin Nigl
Vintage
2021
Nigl's Terraced VineyardsNigl's Terraced Vineyards

Nigl

Kremstal

Martin Nigl of Weingut Nigl only started making wine in 1985, but his family had been growing grapes for 200 years. Nigl makes compelling riesling and grüner veltliner on stony terraced vineyards in the Krems on the edge of the Senftenberg Mountains.

Nigl's grape cluster on the vineNigl's grape cluster on the vine
Nigl's Barrel RoomNigl's Barrel Room

This family-run operation practices sustainable farming and benefits from their special granite gneiss terroir and huge diurnal temperature swings that help draw out the ripening season, providing more depth and spiciness to the wines. 

The wines of Nigl are racy wines full of finesse and a distinct minerality native to this special terroir.