Ried Kremser Sandgrube
|Grape variety||Grüner Veltliner|
|Analysis||Alc: 13,8 %vol; Acid: 5 g/l; Sugar: 1,7 g/l|
Fruit-driven aromas of grapefruit and limes, that develop into juicy, mineral characters with aeration, over tropical notes. The Grüner Veltliner Kremser Sandgrube is a model representative of a Loess Veltliner, coupled with the bright spice of white pepper, that shows longevity and very good cellaring potential.Fact sheet
Delicious partner to mushroom-based dishes, and recipes that have a rich, creamy sauce. It also pairs well to cream cheese and white-blue cheese and a local recommendation would be Black Pudding Lasagne with cream of horseradish sauce, along with savoury food such as spaghetti “aglio e olio“, possibly even spiced up with hot peppers.
This is the original Kremser Sandgrube which was first documented in the year 1214. The original “Ried“ (vineyard) is not to be confused with the larger communal site, nor the Kremser Sandgrube brand. The large Kremser Sandgrube was created in the 1950s because the wines of the original single-vineyard site were highly sought after and so scarce, that a premium was paid, often as much as 1 to 2 Schillings per bunch of grapes at the time.The Single-Vineyard