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Weißwein 2018 Vulkanland Steiermark DAC Ried Moarfeitl Sauvignon Blanc Grosse STK Ried trocken, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Grosse STK Ried
Price: 37.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large oak barrel
Registration number: #L2N2757/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (93 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 27 May, 2021
Editor note: Firm, yeasty, nutty and yellow-spicy, also dried-vegetable scent with tart, bright yellow-fruity aromas, smoke, a little fennel, also fresh vegetal aromas and minerality. Taut, almost cool, very juicy fruit, fresh vegetal aromas, herbs, fennel and floral nuances, fine, lively acidity, some grip, yeasty nuances, dense, deep, complex and persistent, clear, chalky-salty minerality, red berry traces, some white pepper, still very young, very good to long, firm, light-juicy and mineral finish with grip

One of the three specific wine-growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine-growing region of Styria. It lies close to the borders with Slovenia and Hungary, as well as Burgenland. Formerly called Südoststeiermark, the area was renamed Vulkanland Steiermark in 2016. It is also known as the "land of castles and palaces". Four wine routes lead through the landscape characterised by rolling hills. Viticulture is mainly practised as a sideline. Well-known wine-growing villages are Bad Radkersburg, Feldbach, Gleisdorf, Hartberg, Kapfenstein (Rieden An der Kapelle, Hinteregg, Rosenleiten), Klöch...

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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