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Weißwein 2017 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Ried Pössnitzberg Chardonnay Grosse STK Ried trocken, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Grosse STK Ried
Price: 29.90 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: 500l Barrel
Registration number: #LS0289918

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 14 July, 2019
Best to drink: To 2025+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Tart nose, touch of smoky oak, delicate vegetal notes, light yellow fruit, hint of bacon, prominent mineral notes. Clear, firm, very polished, tart, juicy fruit on the palate, more light oak, nutty and delicate yeasty notes, very elegant, lively acidity, delicate tannic grip, good substance and persistence, some depth, still young, fresh style in spite of its full body, hint of tobacco in the background, prominent mineral notes, clear contours, very good, firm, tart, juicy, slightly smoky finish. Classy wine.

The province of Styria with its capital Graz is located in the south-east of Austria. It borders the provinces of Carinthia (SW), Salzburg (W), Upper Austria (N), Lower Austria (N) and Burgenland (E), as well as Slovenia in the south. The Celts practised cultivated viticulture as early as the fourth century BC. As in all of Central Europe, Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) gave new impetus to viticulture. In the Middle Ages, the Roman Catholic Church and its monasteries, especially Rein Abbey of the ZisterzienserCistercian...

In Austria, viticulture has been practised 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 the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. In both places, grape seeds were found that date back to 700 and 900 BC respectively and can clearly be 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...

The white grape variety originates from France. There are around 120 synonyms, which indicate the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudenet, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pineau Blanc, Pineau Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay,...

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