Tasting notes, July 22, Germanic wines

                    Lesser Known Whites

2022 Stadt Krems Gruner Veltliner
$17.99 / Case Price $14.40
Kremstal / Austria
100% Gruner Veltliner
Stadt Krems is an over 500 year-old winery which possesses steep, terraced vineyards which overlook the Danube river. Aged in stainless steel on its fine lees for 4 months, this is a bracing, intense Gruner.
2021 Von Winning Sauvignon Blanc “II”
$23.99 / Case Price $19.20
Deidesheim / Pfalz / Germany
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Fermented in stainless steel and possessing minimal residual sugar this bottling manages to capture the focused yellow fruit aromas and flavors of Sauvignon along with the trademark acidity of the variety.
2021 Weinbach
Pinot Blanc

$33.99 / Case Price $27.20
Kaysersberg / Alsace / France
100% Pinot Blanc
The 2021 Pinot Blanc is the product of organically grown grapes from old vines planted adjacent to the winery. The wine is fermented with native yeasts and aged in large neutral oak casks.
2022 Foradori Lezer
$31.99 / Case Price $25.60
Trentino-Alto Adige/ Italy
100% Teroldego
The Lezer is fermented using indigenous yeast prior to a four month elevage in terracotta, cement and large oak barrels. Bright and refreshing with a cranberry character.
2019 Koehler-Ruprecht Spatburgunder
$26.99 / Case Price $21.60
Kallstadt / Pfalz / Germany
100% Pinot Noir
Hand picked Pinot Noir sourced from 15 year-old vines informs Koehler Ruprecht’s Spatburgunder. The wine is fermented in stainless steel prior to 24 months in a combination of new and used large oak barrels.
2020 Schrock Blaufränkisch
$29.99 / Case Price $24
Rust / Burgenland / Austria
100% Blaufrankisch
Sourced from the Ried Kulm vineyard, Schrock’s Blaufrankisch is aged in large, neutral oak barrels for 14 months. Medium weight and full of interesting secondary flavors of fresh fall leaves and blackberry.