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White wine 2017 Wachau Ried Kollmitz Grüner Veltliner Federspiel dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 11.50 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #LN4772/18

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 10 November, 2018
Editor note: Elegant vegetal and delicate floral notes on the nose, mineral notes, fairly polished yellow fruit. Ripe, fairly firm but also fairly creamy fruit on the palate, very elegant acidity, vegetal, herbaceous and delicate nutty notes, very prominent tart, salty mineral notes, full body, has backbone, hint of red berries in the background, very good juicy, creamy, minerally finish.
Best to drink: To 2022+ What our ratings mean

One of the eight specific wine growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine growing area of Lower Austria. It is crossed by the Danube, on whose northern bank slopes many of the most terraced vineyards are located. The partly very steep vineyards are among the steepest vineyards in Austria. The narrow valley along the Danube is only 33 kilometres long, the wine growing area 15 kilometres long. The gate to the west is formed by the Benedictine monastery of Melk (since 1089), in the east it is bordered by the more than 1,000 year old city of Krems. In the 5th century,...

The federal state of Lower Austria with the capital St. Pölten is located in the east of Austria. With an area of around 19,200 km² it is the largest federal state. It encloses the Austrian federal capital ViennaIt borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Burgenland to the southeast, Styria to the south and Upper Austria to the west.

Even before the soldiers of Emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus (232-282) brought wine presses to the Danube, the indigenous people pressed the so-called Markomannen wine. Viticulture was...

In Austria, viticulture has been practised since the time of the Celtic settlement almost 3,000 years ago. The Burgenland community of Zagersdorf and the Lower Austrian community of Stillfried in the Weinviertel are considered the oldest winegrowing communities in Austria. In both places grape seeds were found which date from 700 and 900 BC respectively and can be clearly assigned to the species Vitis vinifera. The lifting by Emperor Domitian (51-96) of the ban on planting vines outside Italy by Emperor Probus (232-282) had a positive effect on viticulture. This was the...

The white grape variety comes from Austria. The most important of the 80 or so synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Valtelin Blanc, Valteliner, Valteliner Blanc, Valteliner Vert, Veltliner Verde(France); Cima Bianca(Italy); Gruner Veltliner(New Zealand); Dreimänner, Falkensteiner, Feldlinger, Grauer Veltliner, Grüne Manhardsrebe, Grüner, Grüner Muskateller, Grüner Weißgipfler, GrüVe, GV, Manhardsrebe, Manhardtraube, Manhartsrebe, Mauhardsrebe, Mouhardrebe, Veltliner, Weißer, Weißer Raifler, Weißer Reifler, Weißgipfler = second main name(Austria); Bielospicak, Veltlínské ZelenéSlowakei...

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