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Rudi Pichler

White wine 2017 Wachau Ried Achleiten Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 38.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #LN08134/18

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 14 December, 2018
Editor note: firm nose, prominent mineral notes, delicate vegetal and herbaceous notes, yeasty and nutty traces, restrained yellow fruit. Ripe, fairly firm, fairly juicy fruit on the palate, vegetal, herbaceous and floral aromas, yeasty and nutty notes, very elegant acidity, very creamy, noticeable high alcohol, salty and chalky mineral notes in the background, persistent, quite full-bodied, slightly noticeable warm alcohol on a very good, juicy, sweetish, creamy, mineral finish. Needs time to mature.
Best to drink: Late 2019-2025+

One of the eight specific wine growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine growing area of Lower Austria. It is crossed by the Danube, on whose northern bank slopes many of the most terraced vineyards are located. The partly very steep vineyards are among the steepest vineyards in Austria. The narrow valley along the Danube is only 33 kilometres long, the wine growing area 15 kilometres long. The gate to the west is formed by the Benedictine monastery of Melk (since 1089), in the east it is bordered by the more than 1,000 year old city of Krems. In the 5th century,...

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