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Dr. Konstantin Frank

Dr. Konstantin Frank
2011 Grüner Veltliner, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Grüner Veltliner

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
81 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$14.99

Dr. Konstantin Frank
2011 Grüner Veltliner, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Grüner Veltliner

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
Pale golden straw color. Aromas of smoky grilled citrus and quince, twigs and leaves with a supple, dryish light-to-medium body and a quick, tart lime and melon rind finish. Rather rustic and lacking varietal character and charm.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: smoky grilled citrus and quince, twigs and leaves
Taste Flavor: quick, tart lime and melon rind
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Rather rustic and lacking varietal character and charm.
The Producer

Dr. Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars

The Producer
9749 Middle Rd
Hammondsport, NY 14840
USA
1 607-868-4884
Grüner Veltliner
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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Gruner Veltliner is a dry white wine made in Austria and the Alto Adige region of Italy from the eponymous grape. Grüner Veltliner is an aromatic wine, with perfumes of peach, nectarine and honey; acidity is very good and there is often a distinct minerality in the finish. The best versions are usually unoaked and are sleek, intriguing white wines that age well (sometimes for as long as a decade) and have become a favorite with sommeliers, as they pair well with a wide array of foods, from crab and mussels to sushi, Thai and fusion cuisine and even roast pork or veal.
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