2016 Grüner Veltliner
We are extremely passionate about Grüner Veltliner and are thrilled to show single vineyards expressing this exciting varietal. Only 98 cases bottled for the very first harvest of Grüner Veltliner from certified CCOF Organic Spear Vineyard located in the Santa Rita Hills.
The Gruner was planted in the lowest and coolest spot on the 100 acre property and retains wonderful acidity and freshness. The vines native to Austria have take incredibly well to Spear's sandy soils and climate.
The most popular grape in Austria, Grüner Veltliner is a great alternative to Chardonnay, Viognier or Sauvignon Blanc. It is well balanced and versatile, and while it pairs perfectly with some pork or chicken schnitzel it also compliments most spring and summer vegetable dishes such as pasta primavera. It works as a great starter with appetizers, soups and salads as well.