Varietal: Grüner Veltliner
Aromas of citrus, lime, lemon, and white pepper with honey and minerality on the mid-palate. The finish is lively with perfectly balanced acidity.
Huston Vineyards was the first to grow Grüner in Idaho and the Snake River Valley AVA and the first to produce an Estate Grüner Veltliner in 2020. Read more about the first Grüner Veltliner grown in Idaho here.
Pair with: Asian food, particularly summer rolls and noodle salads; fried foods like the traditional Austrian schnitzel, fish and chips or even fried chicken; fresh cheeses like goats cheese, young pecorino or mozzarella; asparagus either in salad or with Hollandaise sauce
2X GOLD, BIC | 2021 Idaho Wine Competition (2020 vintage)
2X GOLD | 2021 Great Northwest Wine Invitational (2020 vintage)
|Composition Notes||100% Grüner Veltliner|
|Vineyards||Huston Estate Vineyard|
|Release Date||February 2021|
|Growing Season Notes||2020 was a textbook growing season. Bud break in the vineyard in mid-April with gradient temperature increases throughout the growing season. A long Fall harvest enabled the fruit to finish with both flavor and acids. Grapes ripened slowly creating a well-balanced fruit forward wine.|