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Weißwein 2017 Kremstal DAC Ried Kapuzinerberg Riesling trocken, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 9.90 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: #N7334/18

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 11 February, 2019
Best to drink: Late 2019-2022+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Tart nose, vegetal notes, viturs and some peach fruit, earthy traces. Fairly light-bodied, tart fruit on the palate, fairly prominent acidity, prominent vegetal and herbaceous aromas, slightly rough tannins, fairly persistent, yeasty notes, still undeveloped, hint of black berries, good to very good, tart finish.

One of the eight specific wine-growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine-growing region of Lower Austria. It lies to the east adjacent to the Wachau. Named after the river, the Krems Valley stretches north and south of the Danube and includes the city of Krems, the areas further east and the small wine communities south of the Danube. It is a very old wine-growing region; vineyards of the diocese of Passau are attested for the Kremstal as early as 973. After the devastation of the migration of peoples, bishops from Salzburg and Bavaria had vineyards cultivated here from the 10th century onwards. More than...

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...

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