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2017 Wachau Ried Hochrain Riesling Smaragd® trocken, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Firm, tart, fairlycool nose, light yeasty and vegetal notes, prominent mineral notes, restrained, light yellow fruit, herbaceous notes and floral traces. Fir, tart, juicy and slightly creamy fruit on the palate, but also has elegant bite and grip, yeasty and herbaceous notes, prominent, intense mineral notes, persistent, reined-in power, good depth, elegant floral and herbaceous aromas on a very good, long, firm, tart, juicy, mineral finish.

Best to drink: 2020-2025+ What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 5 September, 2019
Price: 24.00 €
Type: Weißwein(White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Classification: Smaragd®
Sweetness: trocken(dry)
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: LN08137/18
wein.plus rating: excellent (92 WP)
Last reviewed: 15 December, 2018
Best to drink: Mid-2019-2024+
Editor note: Clear, fairly fresh and polished nose, light yellow fruitm dried vegetal traces, hint of tobacco, floral traces, mineral notes. Ripe, tart, firm, juicy. spicy fruit on the palate, light dried vegetal and herbaceous notes, yeasty notes, hint of tobacco, persistent, elegant, lively acidity, light grip, some depth, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, nutty traces, prominent mineral notes, very good, firm, tart, juicy finish.

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