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Josef Högl

White wine 2015 Wachau Ried Schön Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry Alte Parzellen, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF3375/16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (93 WP)
Last reviewed: 31 January, 2017
Editor note: Very firm, deep nose, dried vegetal notes and tobacco, light nutty notes, partly candied stone and pomaceous fruit, floral traces, delicate volatile and lactic notes, prominent earthy and mineral notes. Ripe, juicy, very concentrated fruit on the palate, dried vegetal notes and tobacco, some yellow spice and dried mushrooms, lots of umami, creamy, full-bodied, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, very elegant acidity, integrated tannins provide grip, intense mineral foundation, some tobacco on a long, warm, spicy finish.
Best to drink: 2019-2030+

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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