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Weingut Erich und Walter Polz
Winery Wines Files 7

White wine 2014 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Ried Grassnitzberg Chardonnay dry STK®, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 17.95 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #N12560/16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 7 February, 2017
Editor note: Nutty, yeasty nose, pomaceous fruit with a hint of citrus, light oak, white flowers, hint of bacon in the background, peppery traces, buttery notes, light mineral notes. Tart, fairly firm, juicy fruit on the palate, lively, very elegant acidity, light nutty oak, still noticeably yeasty, ripe tannins provide firm grip, some white pepper in the background, floral and vegetal notes, slightly salty mineral notes, good substance and depth, hint of dark berries in the background, buttery traces, still slightly muted on a very good finish with lemony notes.
Best to drink: 2018-2023+

One of the three specific wine growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine growing area of Styria. The history of viticulture goes back to the fourth century BC. At the end of the 19th century, there were still 35,000 hectares of vineyards in Lower Styria, as it was then called, in the monarchy - that was about 15 times as much as today. At that time, however, this included areas that are now in Slovenia. The Habsburg Archduke Johann (1782-1859) set the course for Styrian quality viticulture here by founding an experimental vineyard near Marburg. At that time, the Pinot Blanc from the Jerusalem vineyard, which...

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