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2006 Wachau Ried Achleiten Riesling Smaragd® trocken, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Delicately mature nose, fairly prominent mineral notes, elegant spice, mature pomaceous fruit, peaches and citrus fruit, cool vegetal notes. Clear, polished, elegant juicy fruit on the palate, spicy vegetal notes, delicately tart nutty notes, fairly prominent, very elegant acidity, earthy and mineral notes in the background, hint of tobacco, full-bodied but also quite cool, good persistence, slightly warm alcohol, creamy on a firm, tart finish that is very good and long.

Best to drink: Bis 2011+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 23 April, 2010
Type: Weißwein(White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Classification: Smaragd®
Sweetness: trocken(dry)
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: N1820/07
wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 8 July, 2007
Best to drink: Bis 2009+.
Editor note: Cool nose, prominent mineral notes, tart herbs and spices, peaches and partly candied citrus fruit with a hint of dark berries. Concentrated and juicy. with extremely elegant acidity, cool mineral notes i nthe background, sweetish and creamy on the palate, very good persistence, medium depth, good long finish.

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