Lustig, meaning fun or happy in German, is an excellent value Grüner Veltliner made by Josef and Pia Wurzinger at their winery in Tadten Seewinkel in Burgenland, near the Hungarian border. The Wurzinger estate is located just east of the famous Neusiedlersee lake and the climate is Pannonian, with cold winters and hot summers moderated by the steady breezes from the lake. Lustig Grüner Veltliner 1L is made from a selection of vineyards that feature sand, clay, and gravel with rocky chalk outcroppings. The vineyards are all planted with green cover crops and there are no herbicides used.
crisp, refreshing Grüner Veltliner with notes of pear, honey crisp apples, herbs, minerals, and excellent acidity. lean, racy, crunchy and crushable
region: Burgenland, Austria
varietal: Gruner Veltliner
style: crisp & chug-able
farming/cellar: Certified organic, The wine is macerated for six hours then fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel for ten days. It remained on its fine lees for an additional ten weeks before bottling. No malo.