Our second vintage release, the 2014 Grüner Veltliner has everything we love about 2013, with extra intensity and concentration.
K1 Vineyard is owned and farmed by Geoff Hardy.
Site location: Kuitpo - Adelaide Hills
Map coordinates: -35.226406,138.668736
Elevation: 300 to 320m
Soil: Bright clay with gravel, quartz, ironstone and sandstone.
Aspect: West facing
Harvest: 5th March 2014
100% Adelaide Hills Grüner Veltliner.
Hand-picked and gently whole bunch pressed.
Fermented cool & slow in stainless steel to preserve the purity of the vineyard, followed by time on lees for mouthfeel.
Crafted with minimal additives and fining, all CRFT wines are vegan.
Bottled 16th June 2014 – 1,928 bottles
This Austrian native is proving to be the superstar white variety of the Adelaide Hills, and without doubt, has found its second home.
Distinctively varietal, white pear with lifted hints of dill, celery and rocket. Packed with warm spice, pepper and pretty floral notes.The palate is lively with luscious mouthfeel and tangy acidity.
Food... Grüner Veltliner is one of the most food friendly white wines you will ever meet. Pair it with Seafood, Asian dishes, cheese, cold meat, salads, and even desert - the list goes on...
Drinking... Enjoy now or cellar to 2024.
Alcohol: 12.5% alc/vol
TA: 6.70 g/L
RS: 1.3 g/L (dry)
Reviews / Awards
91 points - Mike Bennie, The Wine Front
Adelaide Hills Wine Show - Gold medal