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2009 Markus Huber Gruner Veltliner Hugo
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88 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - April 2011

Pale yellow. Fresh apple, pepper and tobacco on the nose. Robust apple fruit offers crisp, crunchy appeal thanks to racy acidity. This makes quite an appetizing wine to pair with light, uncomplicated summer dishes. Drink to 2015.

84 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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