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Josef Högl

White wine 2009 Wachau Ried Bruck Riesling Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: 21.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF4113/10

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 19 March, 2019
Editor note: Firm, fairly deep nose, citrus and stone fruit, herbaceous, waxy and floral traces, prominent mineral notes. Ripe, juicy, delicately sweetish fruit on the palate, lively, fairly firm acidity, light grip, floral and herbaceous notes, touch of red berries in the background, some yellow spice, more prominent mineral notes, noticeable high alcohol, good persistence and some depth, hint of sugar candy and some more yellow spice, more noticeable alcohol and mineral notes on a very good, juicy, sweetish finish. Has developed much better than expected, and should continue to mature for many years to come.
Best to drink: To 2028+
wein.plus rating: 86 WP
Last reviewed: 16 November, 2010
Editor note: Quite spicy on the nose, light herbaceous notes, mineral notes, very ripe, partly caramelised yellow fruit, hint of honey, light oak. Delicately sweet and very ripe fruit on the palate, lively acidity, stone fruit and citrus notes, noticeable alcohol, light mineral notes in the background, not particularly deep, but also has contours and grip, tart vegetal aromas, good 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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