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Josef Högl

White wine 2018 Wachau Ried Bruck Riesling Smaragd dry "Alte Parzellen", Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 41.20 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #LN12922/19

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (94 WP)
Last reviewed: 10 September, 2019
Editor note: Very firm, deep, tart nose, ripe yellow fruit, lots f tart mineral notes, herbaceous and light floral traces. Ripe, juicy, very voncentrated, almost creamy, elegant fruit on the palate,, elegant acid bite, moderate tannins, dried vegetal, herbaceous and floral notes, very creamy, full body and good depth, still largely undeveloped, persistent, complex, intense mineral notes, still slightly yeasty in the background, very expressive on a long, concentrated, extremely minerally finish with veryslightly sweetish juice. Definitely eeds time to mature.
Best to drink: 2021-2040+

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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