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Weißwein 2018 Kamptal Grüner Veltliner Reserve "MAXIMUM", Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Classification: Reserve
Price: 32.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #12341/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 11 September, 2020
Best to drink: Mitte 2021 bis 2027+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Firm and quite deep, vegetal and slightly yeasty aroma with reserved, rather tart yellow-fruity aromas, nutty hints and some pepper. Ripe, dense, juicy, somewhat sweetish fruit, fine acidity, light tannin touch and hints of candy, a hint of honey on the palate, vegetable nuances, lasting, lots of power and warming alcohol, but also very present, rather light, cooling minerality, plenty of melt, some yellow spice, a hint of tobacco, peppery traces, very good, warm, juicy, spicy and mineral finish

The federal state of Lower Austria with its capital St. Pölten is located in the east of Austria. With an area of around 19,200 km², it is the largest federal state. It surrounds the Austrian capital Wien, borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the north-east, Burgenland to the south-east, Styria to the south and Upper Austria to the west.

Even before the soldiers of Emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus (232-282) brought wine presses to the Danube, the indigenous people pressed the so-called Marcomanni wine. Viticulture was strongly...

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 Austria. There are about 80 synonyms that testify to the vine's age and once wide distribution in Central Europe. The most important, grouped alphabetically by country, are Valtelin Blanc, Valteliner, Valteliner Blanc, Valteliner Vert, Veltliner Verde (France); Cima Bianca (Italy); Gruner Veltliner (New Zealand); Dreimänner, Falkensteiner, Feldlinger, Grauer Veltliner, Grüne Manhardsrebe, Grüner, Grüner Muskateller, Grüner Weißgipfler, GrüVe, GV, Manhardsrebe, Manhardtraube, Manhartsrebe, Mauhardsrebe, Mouhardrebe, Veltliner, Weißer, Weißer Raifler, Weißer Reifler, Weißgipfler =...

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