Roter Veltliner

Information about Roter Veltliner

Grape variety Roter Veltliner
Synonyms Rossera, Fleischweiner, Feldlinger
Grape colour Red grape
Vigour Excellent
Areas of cultivation Austria: planted mainly in Niederosterreich (and in particular in the Wagram area).
History The name Veltliner was first introduced by German winemakers in 1840. In the 1960s, with the advent of intensive agriculture, the variety became less widespread and lost importance.
Ampelographic features The bunches are resistant to light and heat.
Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety Spicy, full-bodied white wines with fresh acidity that develop nutty characters as they age.
Notes Despite its name, Roter Veltliner is not closely related to Austria's famous Gruner Veltliner grape variety. However, it has an important genetic heritage, and other important Austrian varieties like Rotgipfler and Neuburger are directly descended from Roter Veltliner.

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