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Red wine 2008 Thermenregion dry Terroir de Pierre, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #LW928/10

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 10 March, 2011
Editor note: Preserved and marinated cherries and berries on the nsoe, some old oak, chocolate and nougat, earthy and vegetal notes. Creamy on the palate, chocolate and nuts,more earthy notes, light vegetal notes, old oak, fairly moderate, slightly sandy tannins, good persistence, roasted notes, light mineral and herbaceous notes, good finish.

One of the eight specific wine growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine growing area of Lower Austria. It was formed in 1985 by merging the formerly independent wine-growing areas of Gumpoldskirchen and Bad Vöslau. The thermal baths, already known in ancient times, gave the area its name, but in the vernacular it is called "Südbahn" after the railway line built here in the middle of the 19th century. The oldest winery in Austria, the Freigut Thallern near Gumpoldskirchen was founded in 1141 by the Cistercians of the...

The federal state of Lower Austria with the 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 encloses the Austrian federal capital ViennaIt borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Burgenland to the southeast, 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 Markomannen wine. Viticulture was...

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...

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