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Josef Högl

White wine 2015 Wachau Ried Kaiserberg Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF3374/16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 30 January, 2017
Editor note: Firm nose, delicate nutty notes, hint of tobacco, warm floral and vegetal notes, ripe pears, touch of sugar candy, traces of yellow spice, mineral notes. Firm but also creamy ripe fruit on the palate, very elegant acidity, light, integrated tannins, sugar candy and more yellow spice, persistent, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, hint of tobacco in the background, earthy and salty mineral notes, good grip, delicate aromatic bitter traces, but also somewhat fluid and creamy, more warm alcohol, ripe, juicy and spicy on a very good finish.
Best to drink: 2017-2024+

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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