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White wine 2009 Wachau Ried Schön Grüner Veltliner Smaragd® dry Alte Parzellen, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 33.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #LF4117/10

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (93 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 26 December, 2019
Editor note: Nutty notes on the nose, light dried floral and vegetal notes, touch of yellow spice, partly dried yellow fruit, hint of tobacco and mushrooms, prominent mineral notes. Ripe, firmly structured, creamy fruit on the palate, some more yellow spice, hint of honey, very elegant acidity, full-bodied, concentrated and persistent, good depth, light tannic grip, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, hint of caraway seed, hint of dried mushrooms, quite complex, mihneral notes on a very good, creamy, spicy, warm, juicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2024+ What our ratings mean
wein.plus rating: 93+ WP
Last reviewed: 29 July, 2011
Editor note: Firm, deep nose, very ripe, partly candied and caramelized yellow fruit, herbaceous notes, earthy and mineral notes in the bakcground. Clear, very ripe fruit on the palate, very creamy, more sugar candy and caramel notes, very elegant acidity, concentrated and persistent, earthy and mineral foundation, still young, good depth, extreme mineral notes on a long finish. Has shown a great development, much better than we would have expected just a year ago.
wein.plus rating: 87 WP
Last reviewed: 18 November, 2010
Editor note: Vegetal and herbaceous notes on the nose, preserved pomaceous fruit and some stone fruit, melon, tart herbs and spices, yeasty traces and slightly chalky mineral notes. Full-bodied and juicy on the palate, delicately sweetish, creamy fruit, fresh vegetal notes, elegant, fairly lively acidity, has grip, light waxy motes, good persistence, very full-bodied on a 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,...

The federal state of Lower Austria with the 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 encloses the Austrian federal capital ViennaIt borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Burgenland to the southeast, Styria to the south and Upper Austria to the west.

Even before the soldiers of Emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus (232-282) brought wine presses to the Danube, the indigenous people pressed the so-called Markomannen wine. Viticulture was...

In Austria, viticulture has been practiced since the time of settlement by the Celts almost 3,000 years ago. The Burgenland municipality of Zagersdorf and the Lower Austrian municipality of Stillfried in the Weinviertel are considered to be the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. Grape seeds dating back to 700 and 900 BC respectively have been found in both places and can be clearly assigned to the species Vitis vinifera. The lifting of the ban on planting vines outside Italy by Emperor Domitian (51-96) by Emperor Probus (232-282) had a positive effect on...

The white grape variety originates from Austria. The most important of the approximately 80 synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Valtelin Blanc, Valteliner, Valteliner Blanc, Valteliner Vert, Veltliner Verde (France); Cima Bianca (Italy); Gruner Veltliner (New Zealand); Dreimänner, Falkensteiner, Feldlinger, Grauer Veltliner, Grüne Manhardsrebe, Grüner, Grüner Muskateller, Grüner Weißgipfler, GrüVe, GV, Manhardsrebe, Manhardtraube, Manhartsrebe, Mauhardsrebe, Mouhardrebe, Veltliner, Weißer, Weißer Raifler, Weißer Reifler, Weißgipfler = second main name (Austria); Bielospicak, Veltlínské...

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