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Rotwein 2007 trocken Quattro, Burgenland, Austria

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 17.50 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #L-E4612/09

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 29 December, 2018
Best to drink: To 2020+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Black berries on the nose, earthy notes, dried vegetal notes. Ripe, partly preserved dark fruit on the palate, light nutty aromas and a hint of cocoa, fine sandy tannins, full body, noticeable warm alcohol, good persistence, hint of dried herbs in the background, touch of coffee liqueur, very good alcoholic finish.
wein.plus rating: 89 WP
Last reviewed: 14 January, 2010
Editor note: Cool mineral nose, black berries some cherries and tart red berries, light spicy vegetal notes, cedary and earthy traces. Firm on the palate, tart and cool, dark fruit, earthy and herbaceous notes, elegant acid bite, very slightly sandy tannins, still slightly astringent, good persistence, cedary notes and old oak, good depth, still young, prominent mineral notes, very good long finish.

The federal state of Burgenland with its capital Eisenstadt is located in the very east of Austria. It borders Slovakia to the north, Hungary to the east, Slovenia for a few kilometres to the south and the two Austrian provinces of Lower Austria and Styria to the west. Viticulture has been of great importance here for two and a half millennia, which is underlined by the saying "Extra Pannoniam non es vita; si est vita, non est ita" (Outside Pannonia , one cannot live; if one can live, then not like here), originating from the historian Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534). Along with...

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 effect on viticulture. This...

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