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Josef Högl

White wine 2018 Wachau Ried Schön Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 27.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #LN10014/19

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 4 November, 2019
Editor note: Prominent vegetal and herbaceous notes on the nose, restrained, tart yellow fruit aromas, floral traces, touch of juniper, fairly prominent mineral notes. Ripe, warm, partly candied yellow fruit on the palate, herbaceous notes, touch of yellow spice, some more juniper, persistent, full-bodied, noticeable high alcohol, nutty traces, light earthy and stony mineral notes, very creamy, but also has somegrip, some depth, herbs and spices, creamy again with warm alcoholic notes on a very good finish.
Best to drink: To 2025+

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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