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[Sweet power. Gerhard Kracher] So, according to Herr Kracher, the beerenauslesen and other botrytised wines are his main aim, with Eiswein being a back-up …

As Michael Moosbrugger himself describes, this is a classic single vineyard, top-class Grüner, with the spiced tropical fruit profile thereof. Mid-deep gold. A little …

During our 1st year MW course week in Rust, Willi Bründlmayer brought this for lunch, after a tutored tasting that followed pruning practice. Of …

A lovely, and perhaps even inspiring example of a ripe, rich Austrian Riesling from a great producer. Pale gold colour, with an initial spritz …

One of 2 whites with 1st course of Booker mediaeval banquet – chosen to fit to the vegetable richness of leak and potato soup. …

A decent-value Grüner Veltliner, but well put in its place a few days later by Schloss Gobelsburg’s 2010 Kammerner Renner – which had depth, …

Out of place – flipped with the Dagueneau. A good opening gambit with the green veg and salad in the starter – but mainly …

Another wine from this vineyard, and another quality one too. Almost a textbook Grüner Veltliner perhaps – even if not the finest? Grapefruit and …

Served at the 2009 edition of pre-Xmas get together with Jack, Rob, Kari, Sarah, Helen and Kieran. Good richness of flavour and body, with …

From the 3rd Optimor case, this is from apparently the oldest Demeter-certified biodynamic estate in Europe. Either way, it was a great way to …