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Josef Högl

White wine 2005 Wachau Ried Bruck Riesling Smaragd dry, 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/F4443/06

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Good (84 WP)
Last reviewed: 19 July, 2006
Editor note: Tart vegetal nose with green tobacco, some apples and melon, mineral notes and delicate vegetal notes. Vegetal with yellow fruit, tart mineral notes and tobacco, elegant acidity, quite creamy on the palate, some tannins and light bitter notes, slightly rustic style, delicate tart note, slightly astringent on an otherwise attractive 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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