Wachau Panorama
2016 | Grüner Veltliner Smaragd Ried Kellerberg

Origin: Austria - Wachau | Variety: Grüner Veltliner | Producer: Domäne Wachau

Domäne Wachau is one of Austria’s most renowned wineries, based in Austria’s most prestigious wine growing region, the Wachau. Steep terraced vineyards, a cool, marginal climate and meagre primary rock soils define the wines. „Smaragd“ stands for complex, full-bodied wines of the Wachau with aging potential.

Ried Kellerberg
Kellerberg is Dürnstein’s steep landmark mountain, rising up behind the Kellerschlössel (Domäne Wachau’s baroque cellar castle). The vines root deeply into the light-coloured “Gföhler Gneiss“ which consists mainly of feldspar and quarz and, in some areas, also covered by sandy loess soil in some parts of Kellerberg. The strong Pannonian climate influence on the Kellerberg yields full-bodied and complex, yet impressively mineral-driven wines.

Tasting Note
The wine is medium yellow-green with golden reflections. The nose offers clear expressions of dark smoky spices, stone fruit, some pineapple, wild herbs and yellow apple. The palate is distinctive and powerfully structured. This wine is truly enjoyable because of its crisp acidity; and multilayered, long-lasting, salty minerality.

How to enjoy best
Serve well chilled at 10°C. The wine is a pleasure to drink now, but also promises to age well for many years. The wine perfectly accompanies hearty fish dishes, traditional Austrian cuisine and spicy Thai curry.

Smaragd® is a registered trademark of Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus e.V.

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