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White wine 2019 Südsteiermark DAC Ried Höllriegl Sauvignon Blanc dry "Am alten Pfarrweingarten", Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 29.00 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #LS1930/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 11 February, 2021
Editor note: Nutty and very slightly woody, somewhat floral and planty aroma with yellow fruity aromas, some green berries, herbs and mineral nuances. Tight, dense and juicy in the mouth, with all its power almost cool-looking fruit, with very slightly ethereal planty to herbal aromas, hints of redcurrant leaves, very fine acidity, grip of crumbly tannin, deep and persistent, clear minerality, multi-layered, still quite undeveloped, very good, tight, juicy, mineral and finely spicy finish with smoky nuances

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...

The white grape variety originates from France. Around 100 synonyms testify to the vine's great age and worldwide distribution in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Feigentraube, Muskat-Silvaner, Würzsilvaner (Germany); Blanc Doux, Blanc Fumé, Blanc Fumet, Fumé, Genetin, Gennetin, Gentin a Romorantin, Gros Sauvignon, Libournais, Painechon, Puinechou, Punéchon, Punechou, Quinechon, Sauternes, Sauvignon Blanc Musqué, Sauvignon Fumé, Sauvignon Jaune, Sauvignon Jeune, Sauvignon Musqué, Savagnou, Surin (France); Pellegrina, Pissotta, Sauvignon Bianco...

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