It was primarily Austrian winegrowers who made Grüner Veltliner viable at the international level. In Alto Adige/Südtirol, its cultivation is concentrated in the Isarco Valley. By means of new winery technology and consistent restrictions on yield, Veltliner has developed into is a fresh and fruity, pleasantly spicy wine with subtle aromas of green apples and grapefruit.
Area under cultivation:
Primarily in Isarco Valley
On locations between 500 and 650 meters (1,650 and 2,150 feet) above sea level, preferably on gravel soils
8-10° C. (46-50° F.)
cheese, Tyrolean farmer's bacon, light appetizers, baked fish