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Weißwein 2019 Vulkanland Steiermark DAC Gelber Muskateller trocken, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 11.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 12.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #L1N2751/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 1 June, 2020
Editor note: Cool, bright, delicately floral and planty nose with white and yellow fruity notes and almost slightly smoky mineral notes. Clear, finely juicy, cool fruit, yeasty and salty notes, very fine acidity, delicate touch, certain persistence, traces of red berries in the background, elegant style, has freshness, good to very good finish

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...

Synonym for the grape variety Muscat Blanc; see there.

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