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White wine 2017 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Ried Pössnitzberg Kapelle Sauvignon Blanc Grosse STK Ried dry, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 88.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: large oak barrel
Registration number: #LS038920

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: great (95 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 30 October, 2020
Editor note: Astringent, deep and extremely firm, dried vegetable and slightly floral fragrance with almost cool yellow and also a hint of green fruity aromas, herbal nuances, a touch of currants and clear minerality. Very concentrated, ripe, tangy-juicy fruit with vegetable spice and nutty-yeasty as well as slightly tobacco-like aromas, very fine acidity, dense and persistent on the palate, good depth, compact structure, blackberry nuances in the background, a little smoke, clear, rather dark minerality, very good, firm, juicy, warm finish with fine spice, smoke and touch

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...

The province of Styria with its capital Graz is located in the southeast of Austria. It borders on the federal states of Carinthia (SW), Salzburg (W), Upper Austria (N), Lower Austria (N) and Burgenland (O) as well as Slovenia in the south. The Celts already practised cultivated viticulture from the fourth century BC onwards. As in the whole of Central Europe, Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) gave new impulses to viticulture. The Roman Catholic Church and its monasteries, especially the Abbey Rein of the...

In Austria, viticulture has been practised since the time of the Celtic settlement almost 3,000 years ago. The Burgenland community of Zagersdorf and the Lower Austrian community of Stillfried in the Weinviertel are considered the oldest winegrowing communities in Austria. In both places grape seeds were found which date from 700 and 900 BC respectively and can be clearly assigned to the species Vitis vinifera. The lifting by Emperor Domitian (51-96) of the ban on planting vines outside Italy by Emperor Probus (232-282) had a positive effect on viticulture. This was the...

The white grape variety comes from France. Around 100 synonyms testify to the great age and the worldwide spread of the vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Feigtraube, Muskat-Silvaner, Würzsilvaner(Germany); Blanc Doux, Blanc Fumé, Blanc Fumet, Fumé, Genetin, Gennetin, Gentin a Romorantin, Gros Sauvignon, Libournais, Painechon, Puinechou, Punéchon, Punechou Quinechon, Sauternes, Sauvignon Blanc Musqué, Sauvignon Fumé, Sauvignon Jaune, Sauvignon Jeune, Sauvignon Musqué, Savagnou, Surin(France); Pellegrina, Pissotta, Sauvignon BiancoItalien...

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