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Weißwein 2013 Wachau Ried Kollmütz Weißburgunder Smaragd® trocken, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Smaragd®
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #N3895/14

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (92 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 9 September, 2019
Best to drink: To 2023+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Firm nose, prominent green vegetal notes reminiscent of capers and artichokes, light nutty notes, citrus, stone and pomaceous fruit, prominent mineral notes. Very firm on the palate, juicy, ripe, predominantly citrus fruit with a touch of green apple and peach, lively acidity, persistent, gripping, full body, also has some acid bite, nutty traces in the background, yeasty traces, good depth, quite complex, still fresh, more bite and prominent mineral notes on a very good, firm, markedly juicy finish.
wein.plus rating: 90 WP
Last reviewed: 15 December, 2014
Editor note: Translate to English Straffer, geschliffener Zitrus-Kernobstduft mit feinen nussigen und pflanzlichen bis kräuterigen sowie leicht floralen und deutlich mineralischen Noten. Klare, feinsaftige, sehr geschliffene Frucht, nussige und fein-vegetabile Aromen, noch etwas hefig, eine Spur rauchig, nachhaltig am Gaumen, sehr feine, präsente Säure, im Hintergrund etwas Speck, weißer Pfeffer und wieder deutliche, kühle Mineralik, viel Biss, noch jung, hat Spannung, sehr guter, herb-saftiger, speckiger, nussiger und fein-vegetabiler Abgang.

The federal state of Lower Austria with its capital St. Pölten is located in the east of Austria. With an area of around 19,200 km², it is the largest federal state. It surrounds the Austrian federal capital Wien, borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the north-east, Burgenland to the south-east, Styria to the south and Upper Austria to the west.

Even before the soldiers of Emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus (232-282) brought wine presses to the Danube, the indigenous people pressed the so-called Marcomanni wine. Viticulture was...

In Austria, viticulture has been practised 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 the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. In both places, grape seeds were found that date back to 700 and 900 BC respectively and can clearly be 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...

Synonym (also White Burgundy) for the grape variety Pinot Blanc; see there.
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