Austria's most widely planted grape variety, where, in quality regions like the Wachau, Kamptal and Kremstal, it can produce an assertive, steely, rich dry white capable of rivalling the best Rieslings.
Around Vienna it is used for the young 'Heurige' wines. It has a unique aroma and flavour with elements of white pepper and celery marking it out from any other variety. It's also grown to a certain extent in Slovakia and Hungary.
What does it taste like?white peper and celery
an alluring herbiness
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