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White wine 2019 Weinviertel Sauvignon Blanc dry "vom Urgestein", Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Price: 7.50 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #N19981/19

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 17 November, 2020
Editor note: Lightly covered, clearly vegetal nose with cool, light yellow fruity notes. Clearly vegetable also in the mouth, some grip and lively acidity, certain persistence, chalky notes, also some salt, grassy-herbal notes, very light, sweetish melting, good finish

The federal state of Lower Austria with the capital St. Pölten is located in the east of Austria. With an area of around 19,200 km² it is the largest federal state. It encloses the Austrian federal capital ViennaIt borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Burgenland to the southeast, Styria to the south and Upper Austria to the west.

Even before the soldiers of Emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus (232-282) brought wine presses to the Danube, the indigenous people pressed the so-called Markomannen wine. Viticulture was...

In Austria, viticulture has been practised since the time of the Celtic settlement almost 3,000 years ago. The Burgenland community of Zagersdorf and the Lower Austrian community of Stillfried in the Weinviertel are considered the oldest winegrowing communities in Austria. In both places grape seeds were found which date from 700 and 900 BC respectively and can be clearly assigned to the species Vitis vinifera. The lifting by Emperor Domitian (51-96) of the ban on planting vines outside Italy by Emperor Probus (232-282) had a positive effect on viticulture. This was the...

The white grape variety comes from France. Around 100 synonyms testify to the great age and the worldwide spread of the vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Feigtraube, 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 Blanc Musqué, Sauvignon Fumé, Sauvignon Jaune, Sauvignon Jeune, Sauvignon Musqué, Savagnou, Surin(France); Pellegrina, Pissotta, Sauvignon BiancoItalien...

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