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Josef Högl

White wine 2005 Wachau Loiben Riesling Smaragd dry Vision, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 20.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #L/F4442/06

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (85 WP)
Last reviewed: 19 July, 2006
Editor note: Still slightly restless nose, pomaceous fruit, some honeydew melon and a hint of cauliflower, mineral and vegetal notes. Delicate sweet fruit in the mouth, elegant acidity, vegetal notes, fairly creamy on the palate, herbs and spices, noticeable mineral notes in the background, good, very slightly sweetish finish.

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,...

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