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Josef Högl

White wine 2017 Wachau Ried Kaiserberg Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #N10063/18

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 12 November, 2018
Editor note: Slightly warm, firm and fairly deep nose, ripe, partly candied yellow fruit, touch of yellow spice, nutty, herbaceous and mineral notes. Ripoe, creamy, juicy fruit on the palate, yellow spice, prominent mineral notes, herbaceous traces, persistent, concentrated, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, peppery traces, moderate acidity, good depth, still young, very full-bodied, hint of caramel on a very good creamy finish.
Best to drink: Mid-2019-2028+

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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