Martin Muthenthaler, Gruner Veltliner Spitzer Graben, 2017

Available for Same Day Delivery (or Pickup) in Manhattan.

If you thought you knew Grüner Veltliner, think again. A snapshot of the Spitz, the coldest region down a side valley off of the Wachau River. This wine is all soif, with a  silky texture and so much underlying flavor, you have to sit with it for a moment, let the experience permeate your per-conceived idea of what Grüner Veltliner from the Wachau tastes like. Green apple dips below mentholated, pristine, alpine tinged aromatics, all encompassed by a huge amount of taught structure and long lime-y finish, over delivers for the price.

Martin was a trained mechanic, not a winemaker, but his open heart and untrained-intuition allowed him a fresh perspective of this staunchly traditional region. He started farming his grandparents three hectares of terraced vines in 2006 above the cold Spitzer Graben valley, to the west of the Danube. Adding to the backbreaking labor of farming the Wachau's steepest and highest vineyards, he converted them to organic farming, an utter rarity here. His wont are low alcohol, high acid wines, never lacking complexity, but convey a delicacy often missing from the powerhouse style prevalent among his peers.

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  • Country


  • Region


  • Grape Variety

    Gruner Veltliner

  • Vintage


  • Size


  • Farming Practice


  • Style

    Crisp , Floral , Minerally

  • Sweetness


  • Body

    Light Bodied