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

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Smaragd®
Price: 24.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: #LN08137/18

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (92 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 5 September, 2019
Best to drink: 2020-2025+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: 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.
wein.plus rating: 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.

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...

The white grape variety probably originates from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms testifying to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-producing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Risling (Bulgaria); Edler Riesling, Gelber Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Rüsseling, Weißer Riesling (Germany); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan (France); Riesling Renano (Italy); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia); Rizling Rajnski (Croatia); Rislinoc...

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