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Josef Högl

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

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #N10061/18

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 14 November, 2018
Editor note: Hint of tobacco and yellow spice on the nose, prominent mineral notes, tart yellow fruit, elegant vegetal notes. Ripe, juicy, partly preserved and candied fruit on the palate, yellow spice, light herbaceous notes, hint of tobacco, very full-bodied and creamy, noticeable warm alcohol, elegant acidity, light grip, hint of caramel, salty mineral notes in the background, fairly firm structure, some depth, noticeable alcohol again and sugar candy on a very good, firm finish.
Best to drink: 2019-2024+

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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