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Rudi Pichler

White wine 2017 Wachau Ried Kirchweg Riesling Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 24.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #LN08136/18

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 15 December, 2018
Editor note: Nose still undeveloped, and slightly muted, light earthy and nutty notes, restrained yellow fruit, delicate floral, mineral and herbaceous notes. Firm, tart, juicy fruit on the palate, prominent vegetal and herbaceous notes, light floral notes, hint of black berries, lively acidity, some grip, persistent, fairly light mineral notes, full-bodied, creamy, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, hint of juniper, some bite on a very good, ripe, juicy, expressive finish.
Best to drink: Mid-2019-2023+

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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