I was feeling a little parched last night, and seeing how it was Tuesday, it could easily have degenerated into gin and tonics like last week. Luckily, my council last night was a little less “self-flagellating” than my previous one. 😀 Though in both instances great fun was had all around.
We settled on take out from Big Square, whose grilled chicken was deliciously satisfying, and a bottle of wine from Mega Wine & Spirits’ new store in Lavington Green Mall.
I was initially going to go for a Sauvignon Blanc in light of the Sauntering Sauvignon tasting I’ll be hosting at home this coming weekend, but my council’s wisdom shown again suggesting a Grüner Veltliner from Austria based on the seductive flute bottle. Imagine my surprise to possibly taste a second bottle in just a matter of months? Happy days. (Read about the other Grüner Veltliner I tried here.)
This expression came from producer Nigl and in particular out of their Gärtling range. Being a 2013 and still as fresh as spring, I suspect it knew only stainless steel in its production.
It had rich aromatics and was abundantly fruit driven with a mash-up of grape fruit, kiwi and passion. It also showed a bit of depth on the mid palate, and a stone fruit edge from the bottle age. A simple and cheerful drink that only sets you back Ksh 1,800.00. Great value in my eyes.