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Weingut Johann Gisperg

Red wine 2016 Thermenregion dry "Kontrast", Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 18.70 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #LW436/18

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 13 June, 2020
Editor note: Translate to English Recht fester, eher herber, leicht gewürziger und ätherischer Duft nach überwiegend dunklen Beeren mit tabakigen und teerigen Nuancen, Kräutertönen und einer Spur Wacholder. Herbe, reife, dunkle Frucht, röstiges Holz mit Bitterschokolade und Kaffee, auch ein wenig Pfeffer und Wacholder am Gaumen, ätherisch-kräuterige Nuancen, feines, leicht trocknendes Tannin, recht kräftig, noch ganz leicht spröde im sehr guten Abgang. Aus der halben Flasche.
wein.plus rating: 88 WP
Last reviewed: 13 November, 2019
Editor note: Firm, clear nose, black berries, light toasted oak, hint of tobacco, tarry traces and some juniper. Clear, sdtraightforward, polished dark fruit on the palate, smoky oak, some dark chocolate, fine tannins, persistent, full-bodied, hint of juniper, still young, slightly smooth style, more dark fruit and prominent dark chocolate on a very good finish.
Best to drink: Mid-2020-2026+

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