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Birgit Eichinger’s goals are clear – to optimise the natural aroma and flavour potential inherent in the grapes by matching varietals and terrain, practicing careful vineyard management and applying painstaking vinification. Having begun her winemaking career experimenting with 3.5 hectares from her parents’ business in the Kamptal region of Austria, it didn’t take long for Birgit to build on this success and establish a winery of her own in 1992. Standing at the foot of the Gaisberg mountain, the winery is ultramodern and vinification takes place in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks with the emphasis being placed on the purity of...

With every vintage, Birgit never fails to astound us with the exceptional quality of her wines. Highly expressive, elegant and with wonderful purity, we have had the pleasure of marvelling at these stunning wines for the last eight years that we have been working with Weingut Eichinger.

Birgit established a winery of her own situated on a superb spot at the foot of the Gaisberg Mountain in 1992 having spent time experimenting on 3.5 hectares of her parents’ land in the Kamptal. Her reputation as a talented viticulturalist and oenologist has continued to grow, and she has become mentor and friend to many up-andcoming female winemakers who still take their lead from her. Vital to her work is maintaining the purity of the must prior to fermentation, while slightly warmer fermentations add texture to the body of the wine which complements her painstaking work in the 9 hectares of vineyards in some of the best traditional sites in Strasse.

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Magnum 150cl £45.20

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Case of 12 £259.18

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2009 Grüner Veltliner Strasser Hasel

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Case of 12 £139.18

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2012 Grüner Veltliner Strasser Hasel

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Clean, crisp and extremely precise this is Gruner Veltliner as it should be. Delicate white pepper wrap around ripe apple flavours with a subtle spicy finish. Mouth-filling yet refreshing this represents excellent value for the quality. A really superb effort.

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2015 Grüner Veltliner Strasser Hasel

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Bottle 75cl £13.84

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Light straw-yellow; there is a bunch of spices on the nose, with underlying yellow fruit aromas, delicate white pepper; the appley flavors are wrapped in a spicy veil. This succulent and mouthfilling offering glides really easily across the palate, with a nice echo. Good value for money. A perfect match with seafood and summer salads.

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2016 Grüner Veltliner Strasser Hasel

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Bottle 75cl £15.00

Case of 12 £179.88

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2016 Roter Veltliner Stangl

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Bottle 75cl £18.26

Case of 12 £219.00

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2016 Grüner Veltliner Wechselberg

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Bottle 75cl £19.10

Case of 12 £229.18

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2015 Grüner Veltliner Wechselberg

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Bottle 75cl £19.10

Case of 12 £229.20

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Bottle 75cl £20.14

Case of 12 £241.54

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Bottle 75cl £21.02

Case of 12 £252.00

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On the nose this starts out with a wave of citrus, then becoming increasingly impressive with marzipan and peach; its voluminous body rapidly releases the fruit, the residual sugar perfectly offsetting its acidity; with an attractively lingering aftertaste; displays high drinkability and a classic varietal character. A wine to enjoy with food, especially seafood.

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Bottle 75cl £21.60

Case of 12 £259.18

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£45.20

Case of 3 £135.60

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Bottle 75cl £25.14

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Pointed, precise and spicy are the key words for the Heiligenstein Riesling in 2012. Eichinger consistently makes superb Riesling but this is a triumph. Apricots, peaches, citrus and almond compile an extremely complex palate with a decidedly white pepper spice finish. Excellent structure and rapier-like acidity makes this at once refreshing and age-worthy.

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