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White wine 2018 Sauvignon Blanc dry "Handwerk", Burgenland, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 19.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood and egg-shaped concrete tank
Registration number: #LN1851619

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (89 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 17 November, 2020
Editor note: Youthful, nutty and slightly pale woody-spicy fragrance with light yellow-fruity aromas and clearly vegetable and delicate floral tones. Astringent, firmly worked, again light fruit, moderate wood spice, very slightly smoky and also still yeasty hints, vegetable on the palate, fine acidity and some grip, lasting, has power, minerality in the background, still rather undeveloped, very good, firm, tart and juicy finish

The province of Burgenland with the capital Eisenstadt is located in the very east of Austria. It borders Slovakia in the north, Hungary in the east, Slovenia in the south for a few kilometres and the two Austrian provinces of Lower Austria and Styria in the west. Wine-growing has been of great importance here for at least two and a half millennia, which is underlined by the regional variation of the historian Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534)'s saying "Extra Pannoniam non es vita; si est vita, non est ita" (You cannot live outside Pannonia; if you can live, you cannot live like here)....

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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