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White wine 2019 Gelber Muskateller Beerenauslese sweet "GM", Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 8%
Price: 34.00 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #LN11599/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (92 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 18 January, 2021
Editor note: Still a hint of reductive, somewhat vegetal aroma of partly dried and candied yellow fruits with delicate nutty and dried floral spice. Firmly woven, juicy, sweet fruit, very fine, lively acidity, a little yellow spice on the palate, herbal to herbal notes, persistent, good depth, has tension, floral nuances, very good, firm, fairly juicy finish with traction

The province 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 in 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...

Synonym for the grape variety Muscat Blanc; see there.

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