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Josef Högl

White wine 2008 Wachau Ried Bruck Riesling Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 20.50 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF2756/09

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 16 November, 2010
Editor note: Delicately matured nose, prominent vegetal, earthy and mineral notes, medicinal traces, yellow fruit comes to the fore with aerations, light floral nuances. Prominent vegetal notes again on the palate, restrained, very slightly sweetish fruit, integrated, fairly lively acidity, earthy and mineral notes, light tannic touch, full-bodied, fairly persistent, slightly bitter phenolic notes, quite a rustic style, very good fi8nish.

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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