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Weißwein 2018 Thermenregion Neuburger Klassik trocken, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Klassik
Price: 7.80 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #LW80/19

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 24 February, 2020
Best to drink: To 2021+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Clear nose, light vegetal notes, nutty traces, yellow fruit aromas with prominent pomaceous fruit. Elegant, juicy, clear, fairly polished fruit on the palate, very elegant acidity, fairly persistent, delicate tannic grip, good persistence, delicately creamy, mineral notes and nutty traces, very good, fairly firm, juicy finish. Pleasant to drink, but also quite sophisticated.

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