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Weißwein 2008 Sauvignon Blanc trocken, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 5.00 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Registration number: #LP643/09

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (81 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 9 June, 2009
Editor note: Polished nose with pomaceous fruit, some elderberry, grassy vegetal notes. Light-bodied, straightforward style, delicate fruit on the palate, fairly prominent vegetal notes, not a lot of substance, attractive 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.

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