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

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: 24.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #LN09623/18

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 14 December, 2018
Editor note: Fairly tart, restrained nose, light dried vegetal aromas, yellow fruit, floral traces, prominent mineral notes. firm, fairly juicy, ripe fruit on the palate, sweetish and creamy, elegant acidity, light grip, herbaceous and floral traces, very light yeasty and nutty notes, hint of red berries in the background, persistent and quite full-bodied, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, hineydew melon and matre pomaceous fruit on a very good, juicy finish.
Best to drink: Mid-2019-2025+ What our ratings mean

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,...

The federal state of Lower Austria with the 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 encloses the Austrian federal capital ViennaIt borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Burgenland to the southeast, 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 Markomannen wine. Viticulture was...

In Austria, viticulture has been practiced 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 to be the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. Grape seeds dating back to 700 and 900 BC respectively have been found in both places and can be clearly 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 effect on...

The white grape variety originates from Austria. The most important of the approximately 80 synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Valtelin Blanc, Valteliner, Valteliner Blanc, Valteliner Vert, Veltliner Verde (France); Cima Bianca (Italy); Gruner Veltliner (New Zealand); Dreimänner, Falkensteiner, Feldlinger, Grauer Veltliner, Grüne Manhardsrebe, Grüner, Grüner Muskateller, Grüner Weißgipfler, GrüVe, GV, Manhardsrebe, Manhardtraube, Manhartsrebe, Mauhardsrebe, Mouhardrebe, Veltliner, Weißer, Weißer Raifler, Weißer Reifler, Weißgipfler = second main name (Austria); Bielospicak, Veltlínské...

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