Full Review

Lulo

Lulo
2019 Gruner Veltliner, Monterey County

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Gruner Veltliner

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.1% RS: <1%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$19.99

Lulo
2019 Gruner Veltliner, Monterey County

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Gruner Veltliner

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.1% RS: <1%
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of green papaya, underripe mango, butter-poached apples, toasty pie crusts, and pecan praline with a satiny, vibrant, dryish medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-length finish that exhibits notes of wet slate and wild citrus with light oak flavor. A highly appealing Gruner Veltliner with the silkiest texture; memorable balance delights with notes of tropical fruit dancing with refreshing minerality.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Oaky
Aroma Aroma: green papaya, underripe mango, butter-poached apples, toasty pie crusts, and pecan praline
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of wet slate and wild citrus
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A highly appealing Gruner Veltliner with the silkiest texture; memorable balance delights with notes of tropical fruit dancing with refreshing minerality.

The Producer

Traveling Vineyard

The Producer
127 High Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
USA
1 707-234-4747

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Gruner 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.