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Winery Wines Files 38

Rotwein 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon trocken, Burgenland, Austria

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 47.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #LN12075/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 6 September, 2021
Best to drink: 2023-2030+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Clear, firm, pure aroma of ripe black berries and a little cherry with slightly dried herbal and juniper aromas, a little pepper and hints of dried flowers. Firmly woven, tart, fine-juicy black fruit, smoky-roasty wood, some acid bite and present, ripe tannins, a little mint, a lot of power and noticeable alcohol, good persistence, bitter-chocolate tones, a hint of coffee, quite concentrated, very good, dark-fruity and slightly bitterish-chocolatey, also warm finish. Gains juice and freshness with air.

The federal state of Burgenland with its capital Eisenstadt is located in the very east of Austria. It borders Slovakia to the north, Hungary to the east, Slovenia for a few kilometres to the south and the two Austrian provinces of Lower Austria and Styria to the west. Viticulture has been of great importance here for two and a half millennia, which is underlined by the saying "Extra Pannoniam non es vita; si est vita, non est ita" (Outside Pannonia , one cannot live; if one can live, then not like here), originating from the historian Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534). Along with...

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 red grape variety originates from France. There are about 60 synonyms attesting to its age and worldwide distribution in almost all wine producing countries. Some grouped alphabetically by country are Franzosenrebe (Germany); Kaberne Sovinjon, Kaberne Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite (Bulgaria, Moldova, Russia); Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Castet, Enfin, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne, Vigne Dure...

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