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White wine 2009 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Ried Sulz Sauvignon Blanc dry Erste STK Lage, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 17.50 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LN5020/10

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 15 October, 2011
Editor note: Clear nose, elegant herbaceous notes, citrus and pomaceous fruit, hint of bell peppers, some elderberry flowrs, light mineral notes. Very polished, elegant, juicy, bone dry fruit on the palate, elegant notes of bell peppery, herbaceous with prominent mineral notes, some elderberry in the background, persistent and firm, harmonious acidity, has some depth, very well balanced, very good finish. Has improved significantly, as we surmised at the time of the first tasting.
wein.plus rating: 86+ WP
Last reviewed: 17 December, 2010
Editor note: Tart, slightly sharp nose, leeks, citrus notes, some green berries and herbs. Polished, restrained fruit on the palate, tart vegetal notes, creamy but also firm and fairly cool, elegant acidity, earthy notes in the background, mineral notes become more prominent with aeration, good depth and persistence, very good finish. Needs aeration, and should be given time to develop, will still improve if the nose becomes more harmonious.

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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