- The Wine
The grapes for this wine grow on vines in the soils of Heidi's Vogelsang vineyard. Truly one of the nicest Gelbers I have tasted. It's got a fantastic nose, powerful, floral, with citrus peel, rose petals and meadow herbs. On the palate, quite intense, classic Muscat flavours.
Food recommendation - mussels or other shellfish, crab, lobster.
2009 Vintage: Amazingly aromatic nose, orange blossoms and elderflower, herbal teas, a hint of citrus and totally dry in the mouth. We had it with cold marinated roast beef and it worked beautifully.
2011 Vintage: The 2009 had that intense "wow, what was that?" quality when you first encounter it and the 2011 is similarly fascinating. It is a medieval herb and rose garden in a glass. What sitting on a warm day in the rose garden of Castle Howard, or in Vienna, would be like if you could bottle it.
Flo says of the 2012 (July 2018). Tasting the 2012 I immediately get parma violets on the nose, a sweetness and the unusual smell of a garden. Perfect cold, in the sun with friends on a summers day.
Ben says of the 2013 (October 2018): Another fantastic wine from a fantastic winemaker. This is gorgeous! The mouthfeel and finish are spectacular.
- Vintage Information
Product code SCHROEKGELBER Bottle Size 0.75 Winemaker Heidi Schroeck Featured Themes On Offer, Mature Vintage Available Style White, Single Variety, Dry, Still Variety Muscat Key Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan Country Austria Region(s) Burgenland Ripeness Normal Closure Screwcap Vintages 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 Last Tasted 8 Mar 2017 950 vintage: 2011 size: 0.75 product code:  alcohol: 13 vintage: 2012 size: 0.75 product code:  stock: 40 available for London Van delivery, courier, slow delivery, HQ and warehouse pickup
closure: Screwcap alcohol: 13.5 last checked in: 2017-04-12 vintage: 2013 size: 0.75 product code:  stock: 32 available for London Van delivery, courier, slow delivery, HQ and warehouse pickup
closure: Screwcap alcohol: 12 last checked in: 2018-10-10
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Rose Petal and Orange Palate
I enjoyed Heidi Schroek's Gelber Muskateller up at my mum's over New Year, and that Gewurz-like rose petal and orange palate went ideally with an Ottolenghi Christmas couscous of vegetables, allspice and star anise.
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