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Josef Högl

White wine 2017 Wachau Ried Bruck Riesling Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #N10066/18

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (93 WP)
Last reviewed: 21 November, 2018
Editor note: Firm, fairly deep nose, vegetal and herbaceous notes, mineral and delicate njutty notes, fairly elegant ripe yellow fruit. Ripe, fairly juicy, slightly off-dry fruit on the palate, elegant, fairly lively acidity, ripe tannins provide some grip, good substance and persistence, some yellow spice and herbaceous notes, full-bodied, but also polished, still young, good depth, prominent tart mineral notes, bite and grip on a very good, firm, fairly juicy finish. Classy wine.
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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