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2018 Catlin EXP #2 Hellagrud Gruner Veltliner

Adelaide Hills, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$26. 99 Bottle
$323.88 Dozen
Minimum 12 bottles
Cellar: Drink now (2020)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Stelvin
Bright straw colour with a greenish tinge around the edges and a watery hue. Spiced pear, lime and red apple aromas mix with hints of quince and a subtle stony mineral character. Texturally quite full and rounded the palate is generously flavoured with spicy pear, lime and dried apple fruits over a stony mineral back drop. Finishes dry with crisp acidity and an aftertaste of spicy stone fruits.
Drink now.
Alc. 13%

Other Reviews…..
This had identical vinification to its sibling until the end of fermentation. It was then passed over (or through) gewurztraminer skins, resulting in a floral rose petal and sweet spice bouquet and a lively, pleasingly grippy palate. The chemical analysis of the wines are identical, both are made to drink now with food, no cellaring needed.
95 points
James Halliday – Australian Wine Companion