Best Producer - Adelaide Hills Wine Show 2016 (<100 tonnes)
White wines from Hahndorf Hill Winery

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Gru Gruner Veltliner 2020 | $30 per bottle

Double Gold Medal (96 Points) - Melbourne International Wine Competition 2020
Australian & Adelaide Hills Gruner Veltliner Winery of the Year - Melbourne International Wine Competition 2020
Gold Medal - London Wine Competition 2021
95 Points - Tony Love, Halliday Wine Companion
'An immaculately tempered palate with a dash of spice and grapefruit pithy acidity. Pleasing and complex textures deliver a fulfilling wine on many counts.'

Tasting notes: At Hahndorf Hill we produce four different styles of Gruner, of which Gru is our classic style. Our 2019 Gru Gruner Veltliner was rated the best Gruner Veltliner at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2020, London - and now the Gru 2020 was the top-rated Gruner Veltliner at the London Wine Competition 2021! This beautiful 2020 vintage Gru has an enticingly perfumed nose with citrus, nectarine, spice and flint. The palate is an adventure of texture and mouthfeel, and has vibrant layers of citrus/ ruby grapefruit, spice, crushed thyme, juicy acidity and a delicious core of yellow stone fruit. The finish is long and tasty with a wonderful textural rub. Perfectly matched with all Asian cuisine, white meats, sea-foods and vegetarian dishes. But most excitingly, here is the ultimate white wine that will match perfectly with your favourite rare sirloin steak!
Gruner Veltliner is a variety that ages well and this wine should develop splendidly for between 8 - 10 years.

pH: 3.13 - TA: 6.7g/L - Residual sugar: 1.8g/L - Alcohol: 12.5.0%
Serve 8-10° C.

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White Mischief Gruner Veltliner 2020 | $25 per bottle

Trophy + Gold Medal - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show 2020
Trophy - Best White Wine of Show, Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show 2020
Trophy - Best Wine of Show, Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show 2020
Trophy + Gold Medal - Winewise Small Vigneron Awards 2020
Gold Medal - Berliner Wein Trophy 2020, Germany
James Halliday's 2020 Top 100 Wines
'The length and drive on the finish give the wine serious gravitas.'

Tasting notes: White Mischief is our exciting New World version of the more traditional styles of Gruner Veltliner. This style gives free range to the exuberant aromatics that this exciting variety has the potential to produce. The nose is bursting with mouth-watering citrus and tropical aromatics and the palate is a vibrant tumble of guava, nectarine, ruby-grapefruit and gentle spice. This is all held together with a super-juicy acidity and the all-important textural rub. Perfect with all Asian cuisine, all white meats, vegetarian dishes, seafood, and soft cheeses.
Gruner Veltliner is a variety that ages well and this wine should develop splendidly for between 7 - 10 years.

pH: 3.16 - TA: 6.8g/L - Residual sugar: 1.1g/L - Alcohol: 13.0%
Serve 8-10° C.

Reserve Gruner Veltliner 2017 | $50 per bottle

Gold Medal - Berliner Wein Trophy 2019, Germany
Gold Medal - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show 2019
'Best of the Best', 96 Points - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2021
'... it is closest to the gruner veltliners of Austria, particularly.'
96 Points - James Suckling, Australia Report 2019,
'This is very serious with sliced apples, some lemons and slate and stony notes. Seaweed and sea salt, too. Full body. Zingy and intense. Super complexity and intensity.'
96 Points - Huon Hooke, The Real Review
'Glorious length and fullness, an end-palate that finishes right out and lasts a very long time in the mouth. A sensational grüner.'

Tasting notes: This is the fourth vintage of our Reserve Gruner Veltliner which takes its inspiration from the Reserve style Gruners in the Kamptal wine region of Austria. Made from selected, riper grapes, this wine is 100% wild-fermented in old French barrels and is then aged on the lees, in the barrels, for 11 months prior to bottling. After bottling the wine is then aged a further 18 months in our cool underground cellar. As with other noble varieties such as Chardonnay, this Reserve Gruner Veltliner has the ability to mature and develop for many years. Intense and complex on the nose with caramelized orange peel, citrus, glazed pineapple and crushed tarragon. The palate is full with great presence, yet equally manages to retain a lively, zingy line of citrus and appealing mineral/ slate notes. Serve with chicken, duck and grilled pork, your favourite sea-food including shellfish (lobster, crab, scallops) and excellent with spicy Asian cuisine.

pH: 3.33 - TA: 5.87g/L - Residual sugar: 1.1g/L - Alcohol: 13.0%
Serve 12-13° C.

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Pinot Grigio 2020 | $25 per bottle

Silver Medal - Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2020

Tasting notes: Our 2019 Pinot Grigio was honoured by being placed on the 2021 James Halliday Wine Companion's Best of the Best list, thereby rating it the top Pinot Grigio-style wine in Australia. This new vintage, crystalline beauty has a delicate nose of poached bosc pear and apple blossom. The palate is crisp and vibrant with a distillation of apple skin, sliced pear and fine texture. The salivatingly-juicy tail is long and electric. Enjoy with all white meats, pastas, all things vegetarian and your favourite seafood dishes. This Pinot Grigio will age well for 5 - 7 years.

pH: 3.10 - TA: 6.9g/L - Residual sugar: 1.3g/L - Alcohol: 12.5%
Serve 8-10° C.

Green Angel Gruner Veltliner Late Harvest 2019 | $35 per bottle

Gold Medal - Berliner Wein Trophy 2020, Germany
Silver Medal - AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2020, Austria
Silver Medal - Australian & NZ Boutique Wine Show 2020

Tasting notes: This deliciously delicate late-harvest wine gets its name from the Austrian word 'Gruner' which means 'green'. The grapes for this wine are allowed a very extended period of ripening, during which the berries shrivel and thereby concentrate the flavour, the sugar and the natural acidity. Since the climatic conditions required to achieve this are quite specific, this wine will only be made in exceptional years. The juice is fermented till the desired alcohol level is achieved, leaving a residual amount of sugar in the wine. This residual sweetness is kept in balance by a high natural acidity. The rich yet delicate nose is layered with spice, lemon zest, poached pear and meringue. The palate is unctuous yet lively with fresh citrus, delicate poached fruits, white pepper and a lively long tail. Perfectly matched to your favourite dessert, all chocolate and a runny, ripe brie cheese! This wine will age and develop well for 30 - 40 years.

pH: 3.03 - TA: 8.5g/L - Residual sugar: 128g/L - Alcohol: 10.5%
Serve 8-10° C.

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