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White wine 2018 Südsteiermark DAC Chardonnay dry "November Rain", Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 48.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #LS1939/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (92 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 16 February, 2021
Editor note: Still undeveloped, firm, complex and deep aroma of ripe yellow fruits with herbal and floral nuances, a little root vegetables and distinct minerality. Concentrated, tightly knit, still rather compact fruit, clearly planty aromas, a little nutty, very fine acidity, grip of crumbly tannin, compact structure, lasting, good depth, some light wood and smoke, lots of light minerality, still barely developed, very good to long, firm, tart, yeasty, smoky and clearly chalky-salty finish with nutty and planty tones. mUss mature

The federal state of Styria with its capital Graz is located in the south-east of Austria. It borders the provinces of Carinthia (SW), Salzburg (W), Upper Austria (N), Lower Austria (N) and Burgenland (E), as well as Slovenia to the south. The Celts practised cultivated viticulture as early as the fourth century BC. As in all of Central Europe, Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) gave new impetus to viticulture. In the Middle Ages, the Roman Catholic Church and its monasteries, especially Rein Abbey of the ZisterzienserCistercian...

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

The white grape variety originates from France. There are around 120 synonyms, which indicate the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudenet, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pineau Blanc, Pineau Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay,...

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