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Weißwein 2017 Vulkanland Steiermark Straden Sauvignon Blanc trocken Alte Reben, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 64.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: used large wood
Registration number: #LE2902/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: great (95 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 27 May, 2021
Editor note: Firm and rather deep, smoky, dried-vegetable to herbal, somewhat floral and clearly mineral aroma with restrained yellow and green fruity aromas, a little avocado, hints of pepper and notes reminiscent of capers and fennel seeds. Ripe, very firm and concentrated, juicy, melting fruit, fennel-like vegetal, herbal and floral aromas, clearly strawberries on the palate, smoky tones, intense minerality, much power, still undeveloped, deep and complex, very good to long, firm, warm, juicy and spicy finish

The province of Styria with its capital Graz is located in the south-east of Austria. It borders the provinces of Carinthia (SW), Salzburg (W), Upper Austria (N), Lower Austria (N) and Burgenland (E), as well as Slovenia in the south. The Celts practised cultivated viticulture as early as the fourth century BC. As in all of Central Europe, Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) gave new impetus to viticulture. In the Middle Ages, the Roman Catholic Church and its monasteries, especially Rein Abbey of the ZisterzienserCistercian...

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 effect on viticulture. This...

The white grape variety originates from France. Around 100 synonyms testify to the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Feigentraube, Muskat-Silvaner, Würzsilvaner (Germany); Blanc Doux, Blanc Fumé, Blanc Fumet, Fumé, Genetin, Gennetin, Gentin a Romorantin, Gros Sauvignon, Libournais, Painechon, Puinechou, Punéchon, Punechou, Quinechon, Sauternes, Sauvignon à Gros Grains, Sauvignon Blanc Musqué, Sauvignon Fumé, Sauvignon Jaune, Sauvignon Jeune, Sauvignon Musqué, Savagnou, Savignôn, Surin (France); Pellegrina, Pissotta, Sauvignon Bianco (Italy); Fumé...

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