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White wine 2006 Lake Neusiedel/Neusiedlersee sweet siddhartha, Burgenland, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.375 L
Alcohol content: 10.5%
Price: 16.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #L-E3344/08

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 20 April, 2011
Editor note: Dried and candied pomaceous fruit on the nose, hint of citrus, caramel, some dried flowers and a light note of biscuits. Very sweet and fairly concentrated fruit on the palate, tart vegetal notes, loads of dark honey, moderate acidity, vegetal and earthy notes and some mushrooms, good persistence, already fairly mature, spicy notes and bread, not particularly deep, good to very good finish.

The province of Burgenland with the capital Eisenstadt is located in the very east of Austria. It borders Slovakia in the north, Hungary in the east, Slovenia in the south for a few kilometres and the two Austrian provinces of Lower Austria and Styria in the west. Wine-growing has been of great importance here for at least two and a half millennia, which is underlined by the regional variation of the historian Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534)'s saying "Extra Pannoniam non es vita; si est vita, non est ita" (You cannot live outside Pannonia; if you can live, you cannot live like here)....

In Austria, viticulture has been practiced since the time of settlement by the Celts almost 3,000 years ago. The Burgenland municipality of Zagersdorf and the Lower Austrian municipality of Stillfried in the Weinviertel are considered to be the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. Grape seeds dating back to 700 and 900 BC respectively have been found in both places and can be clearly assigned to the species Vitis vinifera. The lifting of the ban on planting vines outside Italy by Emperor Domitian (51-96) by Emperor Probus (232-282) had a positive effect on...

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