Grüner Veltliner – Adler

This is one of three Grüner Veltliner stocked by Lidl – and this is unusual as it’s Italian, albeit from the mountainous north near Austria. It’s Lidl’s most expensive Grüner Veltliner – but is it their best? Sadly not…

Tasting notes: Medium intensity, pale lemon colour. Primary apple and citrus notes. No secondary or tertiary notes. Balanced acidity; dry. Short finish. Lacks the racy acidity green apple notes typical of the variety. Works best with food.

Region of Origin – Alto Adige
Wine Colour – white
Price – £8.99
Where do I get it from? Lidl
Current Vintage – 2019
Producer – Adler
Grape – Grüner Veltliner
Country – Italy

Verdict – Acceptable wine for the price.

Food Pairings: would work well with grilled fish.

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