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Fink & Kotzian Weinbau OG
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Weißwein 2017 Riesling trocken "Berg & Meer", Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Registration number: #LN12374/18

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 7 February, 2020
Best to drink: To 2022+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Vegetal, herbaceous and delicate floral notes on the nose, hint of petrol, yellow fruit aromas, earthy and mineral traces. Ripe, partly candied, sweetish fruit on the palate, elegant acidity, light tannic grip, hint of mustard gherkin, good persistence, noticeable mineral notes in the background, very slightly muted, herbaceous traces, good to very good finish.

The federal state of Lower Austria with its 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 surrounds the Austrian federal capital Wien, borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the north-east, Burgenland to the south-east, Styria to the south and Upper Austria to the west.

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