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Hugl Wein 2008 Grüner Veltliner – Miss Fox’s Weekly Wine Pick

15 March 2011 By: Kirsten No Comment | Weekly Wine Pick

Miss Fox from the Fox School of Wine brings you the top wine from each week’s class. She is the Headmistress at the Fox School of Wine, which is dedicated to “finding the promise” in every glass. Be informed about what people like and what to buy when you’re looking for a great wine value. To keep tabs on all of the students’ great reviews, just click the Wine link in the navigation bar. Now, on to this week’s review!

Hugl-Wein-2008-Gruner-VeltlinerHugl Wein 2008 Grüner Veltliner, Niederösterreich, Austria, 12.5% alcohol, Est. Price: $12.98

This is a great value because it is a liter vs. the normal 750 ml. An extra 1/3 for your money. This is an intense and concentrated wine offering pleasant citrus and grapefruit aromas, exotic tropical fruits with a hint of freshly ground white pepper. Full-bodied dry wine with a firm mineral backbone, giving it the strength of character to work well with many cuisines.

Critics say…
87 pts., Wine Spectator, Best Value

Fox School of Wine students say…
Grade = A-

~Miss Fox

Fox School of Wine is an independent, non-denominational wine education school that, since October of 2008, has been committed to excellence in the intellectual, ethical, gastronomical and enological development of their students. For more info, check out Fox School of Wine.

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