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Messwein Grüner Veltliner, Niederösterreich, Weingut Stift Goettweig, Austria 2020

Krems, Austria


Tasting Notes

The Göttweiger Messwein, or Altar wine, has been an institution in this Benedictine monastery, for centuries. It is vinified as light fresh wine with fruity aromas of passion fruit, pineapple and grapefruit. The flavours are full and generous, showing zesty lime notes and more grapefruits with a long finish with a touch of white pepper.

Food Matches

Wiener Schnitzel, Tempura Prawn & Thai Green Curry

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2020

Style Aromatic Whites

Country Austria

Region Krems

Grower Name Weingut Stift Goettweig

Grape Variety Gruner Veltliner

ABV 12.00%

Closure Screw Cap

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites



Weingut Stift Goettweig

Weingut Stift Goettweig

Stift Gottweig is one of Austria’s oldest wine estates and best exponents of it’s trademark grape Grüner Veltliner. Steeped in tradition the winery traces its roots back to the year 1083 and the foundation of the vineyards clustered around the Göttweiger Berg in Kremstal. The jewel in the crown is the Ried Gottschelle, undisputed as the greatest vineyard… Read More

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Gruner Veltliner

Gruner Veltliner

Gruner Veltliner is a white grape variety that is very much an Austrian speciality. Planted on more than a third of Austria's vineyards, it ripens late and produces characteristic, perfumed wines of substance, with zesty citrus, crisp green fruit and a hallmark white pepper spice on the finish. Read More

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