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Josef Högl

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

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF2956/16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (93 WP)
Last reviewed: 19 January, 2017
Editor note: Yeasty nose, still slightly restless, herbaceous and light floral aromas, touch of sulphur, citrus and stone fruit, prominent mineral notes. Firm, bone dry fruit on the plate, vegetal and yeasty notes, touch of sulphur agin, lively, very elegant acidity, persistent, noticeable tannic grip, light nutty traces, hint of tobacco, good depth, concentrated, complex, still young, mineral notes, good grip on a very good, long, firm, elegant and juicy finish.
Best to drink: 2018-2026+

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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