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Josef Högl

White wine 2015 Wachau Riesling Smaragd dry Vision, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF2957/16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 19 January, 2017
Editor note: Firm, cool, tart nose, prominent mineral notes, vegetal and herbaceous aromas, yellow fruit, hint of tobacco, light earthy notes. Ripe fruit on the palate, floral, vegetal, herbaceous and earthy notes, lively, elegant acidity, slightly sandy tannins, good substance and persistence, slightly creamy, mineral backbone, very good, tart, juicy, grippy finish.
Best to drink: Mid 2017-2022+

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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