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White wine 2019 Thermenregion Zierfandler dry "Overtüre", Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 9.70 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #LN10975/20

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 17 November, 2020
Editor note: Clear, cool, bright yellow fruity and somewhat planty nose. Straight, tart and juicy, again rather cool fruit, nutty and vegetable nuances, fine acidity, some touch, mineral notes, good to very good, tart finish

One of the eight specific wine growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine growing area of Lower Austria. It was formed in 1985 by merging the formerly independent wine-growing areas of Gumpoldskirchen and Bad Vöslau. The thermal baths, already known in ancient times, gave the area its name, but in the vernacular it is called "Südbahn" after the railway line built here in the middle of the 19th century. The oldest winery in Austria, the Freigut Thallern near Gumpoldskirchen was founded in 1141 by the Cistercians of the...

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 Austria. There are over 40 synonyms, some of them grouped alphabetically by country are Zierfandler Rouge(France); Zierfandler Rosso(Italy); Zerjavina, Zerjavina Crvena(Croatia); Gumpoldskirchner, Gumpoldskirchner Spätrot, Raifler, Reifler, Roter Reifler, Roter Zierfandler, Rother Reifler, Rothhinschen, Rothreifler, Rubiner, Spätrot, Spätroter, Spätroter Gumpoldskirchner(Austria); Cirfandli, Keson Piros, Nemes Cirfandli, Piros Cirfandli(Hungary). The main name is also used in different spellings for other grape varieties (see under ornamental vine varieties)....

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