May 2016 - Austria

This month's Wine feature is Austrian Wines
Austria Reviews
214534
Lenz Moser
2014 Trockenbeerenauslese Niederösterreich
Bright medium salmon orange color. Savory, fruity roasted nutty aromas of honeycomb, scorched Meyer lemon, toffee & roasted nuts, and salinity with a lively, sweet full body and a peppery, subtle finish with chewy tannins.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
214530
Lenz Moser
2015 Prestige Grüner Veltliner
Bright light medium gold color. Bright, fruity, minerally peppery aromas and flavors of key limes, lentils, loess, and faint lemon pepper with a lively, dry medium-full body and a peppery, interesting, brisk finish with firm, earthy tannins.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
214531
Lenz Moser
2015 Selection Grüner Veltliner
Light medium gold color. Bright, fruity, citrusy peppery aromas and flavors of green apples, lentils, lime pith, and lemon pepper with a crisp, dry full body and a peppery, complex, relaxed finish with chewy, firm tannins and no oak.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
214532
Lenz Moser
2015 Fête Rosé Niederösterreich
Bright light pink coral silver color. Delicate, fruity, funky savory aromas and flavors of wild strawberry, melon rind, and aloe with an even, petillant, dryish medium-full body and a warming, complex, medium-length reduced lemon, blood orange, and praline finish with well-integrated tannins. A tangy, racy rose with laser-like acidity.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
214533
Lenz Moser
2015 Riesling
Bright light yellow straw color. Mild, fruity, earthy aromas and flavors of lime custard, loess, white flowers - honey suckle, and Schweppes bitter lemon and a hint of taffy with an lively, dry medium-full body and a smooth, appealing, fleeting finish with earthy tannins and no oak.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
214529
Lenz Moser
2015 Grüner Veltliner
Bright light medium golden yellow color. Bright, fruity, minerally aromas and flavors of key limes, loess, well water, and lemon pepper with a lively, dryish medium-full body and a peppery, amusing, breezy finish with firm, earthy tannins and no oak.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
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