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Vandals destroy 500-year old vineyard

11/02/2011 Jozef Schildermans 0

In Austria, vandals destroyed a historic vineyard, reports the AP news agency. In the 500-year-old vines grow old vines which are considered the great-great grandparent of Grüner Veltliner. One or more unknowns chopped most vines into pieces. Perhaps all the vines are lost. The vineyard was rediscovered in 2000 near the village of St. Georgen, a suburb of Eisenstadt in > Read more …

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2007 Laurenz V. Grüner Veltliner Singing

10/02/2009 Jozef Schildermans 0

2007 Laurenz V. Grüner Veltliner Singing – Austria, Niederösterreich (6/26/2008) Ripe yellow fruit, flowers on the slightly spicy nose. Fresh on the slightly spritzy palate, with ripe fruit, a touch of honey and good acidity. Not very profound, but a good aperitif or summer quaffer. (87 pts.)